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Swift Trigger: 612804

Presumed name: GRB 140916A

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BAT 02h 41m 37.10s, -39° 42′ 38.9″
position:(40.4046, -39.7108 ± 180″)
XRT 02h 41m 35.93s, -39° 41′ 11.8″
position:(40.3997, -39.6866 ± 2.1″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:1.60×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.015 mag
Best RA:02h 41m 35.93s= 40.3997 d
Best Dec:-39° 41′ 11.8″= -39.6866 d
Gal Lat:-63.96
Gal Long:248.79
Sun angle:123.99°, 8.91 hr West

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

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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
0.7′′40.39990-39.68650GCN #16820GRB 140916A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
0.8′′40.39950-39.68644GCN #16824GRB 140916A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
1.9′′40.39910-39.68686GCN #16819GRB 140916A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
43.6′′40.38417-39.68850GCN #16827GRB 140916A: 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
74.640.3738-39.6809TYC 7559-88-1B=11.88, V=11.45Query 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
18.240.4025-39.6819NEDQuery vizier around this object
50.140.3821-39.6906Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
77.740.4250-39.6772B=21.8, R2=20.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
78.440.3896-39.6663I=18.5, R2=20.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
78.540.4270-39.6925I=18.5, R2=24.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
80.240.3736-39.6769I=18.6, R1=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
93.140.3670-39.6808B2=20.9, I=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
94.040.3713-39.6725Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
105.340.3620-39.6832B2=18.8, I=16.0, R1=16.3, R2=16.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
115.440.3679-39.7075Mag=18.9NEDQuery vizier around this object


There are 37 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
50.340.3823-39.6906B2=16.6, I=18.1, R1=18.2, R2=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
53.640.3820-39.6807B2=20.8, R1=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
60.540.4095-39.7016B2=20.2, I=18.0, R1=18.7, R2=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
60.840.4096-39.7017h=15.6, j=16.1, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
66.540.3832-39.7000h=14.7, j=15.2, k=14.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
66.540.3831-39.6999B2=17.5, I=16.0, R1=15.7, R2=15.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
66.840.4000-39.7051B2=21.5, R1=20.1, R2=20.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
71.840.3738-39.6859B2=21.3, R2=20.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
74.540.3739-39.6809h=9.8, j=10.1, k=9.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
76.140.3726-39.6829B2=21.0, R1=19.5, R2=19.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 51 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.