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Swift Trigger: 572721

Presumed name: GRB 131002A

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BAT 16h 53m 06.00s, +82° 03′ 25.2″
position:(253.275, +82.057 ± 180″)
XRT 16h 52m 51.82s, +82° 03′ 13.0″
position:(253.2159, 82.0536 ± 2.0″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:5.56×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:16h 52m 51.82s= 253.2159 d
Best Dec:+82° 03′ 13.0″= 82.0536 d
Gal Lat:30.83
Gal Long:114.89
Sun angle:90.21°, -4.3 hr East of Sun

1Sper #9 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

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Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

UVOT u image

u image

UVOT white image

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Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 11 SPER messages, and 3 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
0.0′′253.2159082.05360GCN #15283GRB 131002A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
3.6′′253.2209282.05433GCN #15287GRB 131002A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
4.0′′253.2220482.05433GCN #15290GRB 131002A: ISON-NM optical observationsVizier logo
84.7′′253.1030082.03600GCN #15302GRB 131002A� Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

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
72.9253.337182.0423BD+82 502B=10.85, H=8.947, J=9.175, K=8.890, V=10.32Query vizier around this object
148.1253.508482.0461TYC 4580-690-1B=11.62, V=11.28Query vizier around this object

* 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
9.7253.208282.0511B=19.5, R=18.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
11.3253.237982.0528B=21.0, R=18.9APM-NQuery vizier around this object
28.7253.269482.0506B=20.8, R=20.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
39.5253.268282.0619I=15.3, R1=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.0253.157582.0620B=21.0, R=20.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
44.0253.283982.0458B=21.0, R=20.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
46.1253.302182.0489B=21.0, R=19.9APM-NQuery vizier around this object
49.2253.287482.0442B=21.0, R=20.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
49.8253.216482.0674B=21.0, R=18.5APM-NQuery vizier around this object
50.5253.284982.0433B2=20.9, R1=19.6, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 76 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
9.4253.207982.0512h=15.8, j=16.6, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
9.4253.206282.0513B1=19.4, B2=21.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
9.8253.207982.0511B2=19.7, I=17.3, R1=18.2, R2=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
10.8253.220882.0565h=12.4, j=12.8, k=12.42MASSQuery vizier around this object
11.0253.237682.0530I=18.6, R1=18.9, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
11.1253.220782.0566B1=15.2, B2=15.0, I=13.0, R1=13.7, R2=13.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.9253.209782.0613B1=21.6, B2=19.9, I=18.4, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
30.2253.214782.0620I=18.6, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
38.5253.249982.0440h=15.7, j=16.3, k=15.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
38.7253.250482.0440B1=17.9, B2=18.1, I=16.9, R1=17.2, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 138 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.