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Swift Trigger: 649706

Presumed name: GRB 150720A

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BAT 07h 58m 19.68s, -28° 18′ 03.6″
position:(119.582, -28.301 ± 180″)
XRT 07h 58m 19.44s, -28° 15′ 44.3″
position:(119.5810, -28.2623 ± 2.2″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:4.28×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.733 mag
Best RA:07h 58m 19.44s= 119.5810 d
Best Dec:-28° 15′ 44.3″= -28.2623 d
Gal Lat:0.55
Gal Long:245.41
Sun angle:48.99°, -0.0 hr East of Sun

1Sper #2 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 9 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′′119.58100-28.26230GCN #18037Swift Trigger 649706: a possible GRB or bright Galactic transientVizier logo
1.6′′119.58144-28.26249GCN #18039GRB 150720A: Swift-XRT refined AnalysisVizier logo
1.6′′119.58146-28.26250GCN #18040GRB 150720A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
66.9′′119.57708-28.28056GCN #18038GRB 150720A: 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
5.8119.5811-28.2607B1=19.0, B2=20.5, I=18.0, R2=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.9119.5813-28.2529B1=17.4, B2=17.9, I=16.0, R1=16.1, R2=16.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.0119.5713-28.2582B2=15.9, I=14.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.6119.5714-28.2578B1=15.4, B2=14.9, I=14.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.4119.5915-28.2582B2=20.8, I=16.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
38.0119.5837-28.2520B2=20.6, I=17.8, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
38.4119.5754-28.2529B2=20.4, I=18.5, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
41.5119.5816-28.2738B=22.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
44.7119.5948-28.2647B2=19.6, I=17.8, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
47.5119.5932-28.2700I=17.2, R2=17.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 272 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
14.2119.5853-28.2612B1=19.0, B2=18.9, I=16.9, R1=17.1, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
14.2119.5853-28.2612h=15.5, j=15.8, k=15.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
22.1119.5825-28.2683B2=19.3, I=17.6, R1=17.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
22.4119.5874-28.2649h=16.9, j=16.8, k=15.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
22.5119.5874-28.2649B2=19.6, I=18.0, R2=19.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.6119.5774-28.2684B1=19.1, B2=19.5, I=18.1, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.8119.5824-28.2691B1=19.0, B2=18.2, I=17.2, R1=17.4, R2=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.2119.5883-28.2595h=15.6, j=15.9, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
25.4119.5824-28.2692h=15.8, j=16.2, k=15.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
25.5119.5884-28.2596I=16.9, R1=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 678 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.