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Swift Trigger: 557976

Presumed name: GRB 130612A

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BAT 17h 19m 12.96s, +16° 42′ 21.6″
position:(259.804, +16.706 ± 180″)
XRT 17h 19m 10.58s, +16° 43′ 13.4″
position:(259.7941, 16.7204 ± 2.2″)
UVOT 17h 19m 10.58s, +16° 43′ 11.6″
position:(259.7941, +16.7199 ± 0.6″)
Galactic NHI:5.96×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:17h 19m 10.58s= 259.7941 d
Best Dec:+16° 43′ 11.6″= +16.7199 d
Gal Lat:27.72
Gal Long:38.44
Sun angle:140.15°, -12.0 hr East of Sun

1Sper #10 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

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Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 10 SPER messages, and 1 objects have been found

See the SPER page for details of how this position was produced.

Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.1′′259.7941316.71992GCN #14874GRB 130612A: Swift detection of a burst with an optical counterpartVizier logo
0.2′′259.7940416.71989GCN #14875GRB 130612A: Liverpool Telescope Afterglow detectionVizier logo
0.2′′259.7941716.71989GCN #14877GRB 130612A: Skynet/PROMPT detection of the optical afterglowVizier logo
0.3′′259.7940816.71997GCN #14887GRB 130612A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
0.6′′259.7939616.71997GCN #14894GRB 130612A: iTelescope T21 optical observationsVizier logo
0.8′′259.7942916.72000GCN #14890GRB 130612A: ISON-NM optical observationsVizier logo
0.9′′259.7939216.71972GCN #14884GRB 130612A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
24.8′′259.7905216.71392GCN #14883GRB 130612A: TAROT La Silla observatory optical observationsVizier logo
86.1′′259.7710016.72900GCN #14916GRB 130612A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 15 matches in total. See the full table for details.

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around XRT position

Click on the distance to view the full details (not available for sources from the SSS catalogue). Click on the column headers to sort the table on that column (click again to invert sort order).


RA*Dec*SIMBAD name Query

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

X-ray sources

RA*Dec* Source table2Observatory Query

Queried the X-ray MASTER catalogue.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

1Energy band for count-rate is mission specific.


RA*Dec*Redshift CatalogueQuery
19.0259.799116.7226B1=16.8, B2=16.8, I=14.4, R1=15.6, R2=15.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.8259.784416.7188B=20.2, R=18.2APM-NQuery vizier around this object
52.2259.784916.7319B1=14.2, B2=13.9, I=12.0, R1=13.4, R2=12.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.6259.780016.7266B2=21.9, I=18.3, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
58.4259.799416.7358I=18.6, R1=19.5, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
61.5259.792616.7374B2=21.2, I=18.7, R1=19.7, R2=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
61.8259.811416.7247I=18.9, R1=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
79.1259.789716.6989B=21.2, R=19.6APM-NQuery vizier around this object
90.4259.791216.7454B=21.8, R=19.7APM-NQuery vizier around this object
90.7259.820416.7196B2=21.8, I=18.9, R1=19.7, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 42 galaxies within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example


RA*Dec* CatalogueQuery
9.2259.796816.7203B2=21.5, I=18.8, R1=19.5, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
19.0259.799216.7225h=13.8, j=14.2, k=13.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
20.6259.792716.7260B2=21.3, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.4259.790516.7139B1=19.7, B2=18.8, I=14.9, R1=16.8, R2=16.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.6259.790516.7139h=13.6, j=14.2, k=13.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
34.3259.784316.7187B1=20.0, B2=19.8, I=18.6, R1=18.5, R2=18.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.7259.784116.7214B1=21.4, B2=21.1, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.8259.803916.7162R1=19.7, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.8259.784916.7261B1=21.8, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.9259.804016.7250B1=21.3, B2=20.8, I=17.1, R1=18.5, R2=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 197 stars within the position error. The full list is here.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

Magnitudes depend on the catalogue. e.g. For Sloan, R is the Sloan r mag, not the Johnson R from APM, for example.