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Swift Trigger: 598497

Presumed name: GRB 140509A

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BAT 03h 06m 25.92s, -62° 39′ 14.4″
position:(46.608, -62.654 ± 180″)
XRT 03h 06m 22.92s, -62° 38′ 22.2″
position:(46.5955, -62.6395 ± 2.1″)
UVOT 03h 06m 22.68s, -62° 38′ 21.5″
position:(46.5945, -62.6393 ± 0.8″)
Galactic NHI:2.07×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.025 mag
Best RA:03h 06m 22.68s= 46.5945 d
Best Dec:-62° 38′ 21.5″= -62.6393 d
Gal Lat:-48.17
Gal Long:280.43
Sun angle:79.91°, -0.0 hr East of Sun

1Sper #5 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 8 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
0.2′′46.59454-62.63936GCN #16241GRB 140509A: Swift/UVOT Detection and photo-zVizier logo
0.2′′46.59446-62.63936GCN #16230GRB 140509A: Swift detection of a burst with an optical counterpartVizier logo
1.5′′46.59537-62.63942GCN #16233GRB 140509A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
96.0′′46.56400-62.66200GCN #16240GRB 140509A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around XRT position

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RA*Dec*SIMBAD name Query
115.346.6155-62.6702TYC 8863-143-1B=12.93, V=11.86Query 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
27.446.5866-62.6459B=22.1, i=18.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
36.446.5920-62.6295B=21.4, R2=20.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
36.546.6117-62.6456NEDQuery vizier around this object
49.046.6096-62.6275B=22.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
50.946.5692-62.6475Mag=19.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
51.746.6134-62.6277B2=20.7, I=17.9, R1=18.4, R2=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.446.5682-62.6474I=18.8, R1=19.0, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.546.5682-62.6475B=22.2, R2=19.5, i=18.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
53.946.6208-62.6481Mag=19.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
58.246.6204-62.6509B=21.6SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 74 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
10.046.5896-62.6402B2=21.1, R1=19.5, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
20.946.5917-62.6450B2=21.1, R1=19.6, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.546.5864-62.6459B2=21.1, I=18.9, R1=19.6, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.946.6114-62.6435B2=20.9, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.646.6117-62.6456B2=15.2, I=13.1, R1=13.6, R2=13.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.646.6116-62.6456h=12.8, j=13.1, k=12.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
47.046.6234-62.6420B2=21.1, I=18.3, R1=19.0, R2=18.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
51.946.6135-62.6277h=15.8, j=16.6, k=15.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
52.046.6208-62.6481B2=16.4, I=14.6, R1=14.7, R2=14.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.346.6210-62.6480h=14.2, j=14.5, k=14.22MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 112 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.