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Swift Trigger: 577968

Presumed name: GRB 131117A

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BAT 22h 09m 21.36s, -31° 43′ 19.2″
position:(332.339, -31.722 ± 180″)
XRT 22h 09m 19.49s, -31° 45′ 44.3″
position:(332.3312, -31.7623 ± 2.1″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:1.41×1020 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):NED unavailable
Best RA:22h 09m 19.49s= 332.3312 d
Best Dec:-31° 45′ 44.3″= -31.7623 d
Gal Lat:-54.61
Gal Long:15.47
Sun angle:88.29°, -6.7 hr East of Sun

1Sper #4 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 4 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
0.3′′332.33112-31.76236GCN #15492GRB 131117A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
1.6′′332.33067-31.76231GCN #15496GRB 131117A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
2.4′′332.33042-31.76233GCN #15491GRB 131117A: Skynet PROMPT optical detection of an afterglowVizier logo
6.3′′332.33121-31.76056GCN #15490GRB 131117A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
69.9′′332.35400-31.76100GCN #15499GRB 131117A� Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo
69.9′′332.35400-31.76100GCN #15500GRB 131117A� Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 12 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
57.9332.3125-31.76442dFGRS TGS409Z165B=19.139, R=18.178Query vizier around this object
157.2332.3019-31.7265[VV2006] J220912.5-314336B=20.12Query 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
44.0332.3199-31.7548B=22.2, R2=21.0, i=19.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
44.4332.3362-31.7739Mag=19.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
47.4332.3293-31.7754B=22.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
52.3332.3200-31.7514B1=21.2, I=18.7, R2=20.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.0332.3153-31.7682B=21.8, R2=20.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
57.8332.3124-31.7642B=19.2, R2=18.0, i=17.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
57.8332.3125-31.76440.150140Mag=19.17NEDQuery vizier around this object
62.9332.3341-31.7796B=22.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
63.1332.3462-31.7503B=21.4, R2=21.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
77.0332.3563-31.7632B=21.8, R2=20.0SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 87 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
26.3332.3297-31.7695B2=21.4, I=17.6, R1=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.1332.3410-31.7601I=18.7, R1=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.3332.3414-31.7600B2=17.0, I=18.8, R1=19.3, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
40.8332.3185-31.7588B1=20.8, B2=21.0, R1=19.6, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.5332.3201-31.7552B1=21.1, R2=20.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
45.0332.3360-31.7741B1=20.7, B2=20.2, R1=19.4, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
47.5332.3332-31.7754B1=14.6, B2=15.1, I=12.7, R1=12.8, R2=13.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
47.9332.3332-31.7755h=12.3, j=12.7, k=12.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
50.8332.3199-31.7519B1=20.4, B2=20.8, I=18.5, R1=18.5, R2=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
51.6332.3477-31.7593B1=20.7, B2=20.7, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 130 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.