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Swift Trigger: 599037

Presumed name: GRB 140515A

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BAT 12h 24m 08.64s, +15° 04′ 37.2″
position:(186.036, +15.077 ± 180″)
XRT 12h 24m 15.46s, +15° 06′ 16.2″
position:(186.0644, 15.1045 ± 2.1″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.30×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.031 mag
Best RA:12h 24m 15.46s= 186.0644 d
Best Dec:+15° 06′ 16.2″= 15.1045 d
Gal Lat:76.42
Gal Long:273.83
Sun angle:123.53°, -8.9 hr East of Sun

1Sper #11 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

white image

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 12 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
0.8′′186.0646115.10461GCN #16283GRB 140515A: VLA DetectionVizier logo
0.9′′186.0646315.10461GCN #16274GRB 140515A: Gemini-North imagingVizier logo
1.5′′186.0645215.10491GCN #16270GRB 140515A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
1.5′′186.0639615.10456GCN #16267GRB 140515A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
30.3′′186.0708315.09883GCN #16284GRB 140515A: 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
168.0186.102515.0758VPCX 13Query vizier around this object
175.2186.102915.0731LEDA 40368B=21, H=13.53, g=15.19, i=14.68, r=14.75Query 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
11.6186.062315.1070R=21.6, g=22.5, i=21.4, u=23.2, z=20.9SDSSQuery vizier around this object
11.6186.062115.1069Mag=22.4NEDQuery vizier around this object
13.3186.067115.1019R=21.1, g=21.3, i=21.2, u=21.4, z=20.8SDSSQuery vizier around this object
13.3186.067115.1019Mag=21.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
17.8186.059615.1061Mag=22.8NEDQuery vizier around this object
17.8186.059515.1060R=21.9, g=22.8, i=21.5, u=22.6, z=21.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
20.4186.058815.1033Mag=22.6NEDQuery vizier around this object
23.1186.063715.1109R=20.8, g=22.0, i=21.0, u=24.8, z=19.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
23.1186.063815.1108Mag=22.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
29.8186.070415.1104R=23.9, g=25.7, i=25.0, u=24.0, z=19.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 312 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
20.4186.058615.1034I=21.8, R=22.3, g=22.5, u=22.8, z=21.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
28.0186.069315.1106I=21.1, R=22.3, g=23.4, u=23.1, z=20.2SDSSQuery vizier around this object
33.6186.063515.1138I=25.7, R=22.7, g=24.2, u=25.4, z=23.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
48.3186.060715.0916I=22.2, R=25.6, g=25.5, u=24.1, z=23.4SDSSQuery vizier around this object
51.6186.049615.1043I=21.5, R=22.1, g=23.8, u=24.3, z=21.4SDSSQuery vizier around this object
60.7186.069715.1206I=24.5, R=23.9, g=25.2, u=25.8, z=20.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
61.5186.074515.1185I=22.2, R=23.4, g=23.3, u=23.9, z=21.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
62.2186.080915.1111I=22.4, R=24.7, g=25.1, u=25.7, z=21.0SDSSQuery vizier around this object
64.9186.058015.0876h=16.2, j=16.5, k=15.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
64.9186.058015.0876B1=18.5, B2=18.1, I=17.3, R1=17.3, R2=17.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 125 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.