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Swift Trigger: 644259

Presumed name: GRB 150616A

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BAT 20h 58m 49.20s, -53° 23′ 38.4″
position:(314.705, -53.394 ± 180″)
XRT 20h 58m 51.74s, -53° 23′ 32.3″
position:(314.7156, -53.3923 ± 4.8″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:2.99×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.039 mag
Best RA:20h 58m 51.74s= 314.7156 d
Best Dec:-53° 23′ 32.3″= -53.3923 d
Gal Lat:-40.25
Gal Long:344.51
Sun angle:132.15°, 8.7 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 11 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
0.0′′314.71560-53.39230GCN #17936GRB 150616A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
6.2′′314.71688-53.39383GCN #17937GRB 150616A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
38.9′′314.71300-53.40300GCN #17941GRB 150616A: 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

* 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
10.3314.7154-53.3953Mag=19.1NEDQuery vizier around this object
11.1314.7153-53.3954B=20.5, R2=19.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
26.4314.7054-53.3882B=22.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
27.4314.7275-53.3894Mag=19.1NEDQuery vizier around this object
27.9314.7276-53.3894B=21.4, R2=20.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
32.5314.7303-53.3944B=22.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
48.1314.7150-53.4056Mag=19.1NEDQuery vizier around this object
63.2314.7398-53.4023B=21.1, R2=20.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
64.7314.7329-53.3775Mag=19.0NEDQuery vizier around this object
69.3314.7132-53.3731B=22.4SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 78 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

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

* 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.