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Swift Trigger: 664078

Presumed name: GRB 151118A

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BAT 03h 48m 37.92s, +65° 52′ 08.4″
position:(57.158, 65.869 ± 180″)
XRT 03h 48m 41.26s, +65° 54′ 04.3″
position:(57.1719, 65.9012 ± 2.4″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:3.10×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):1.048 mag
Best RA:03h 48m 41.26s= 57.1719 d
Best Dec:+65° 54′ 04.3″= 65.9012 d
Gal Lat:8.99
Gal Long:139.72
Sun angle:133.11°, 11.7 hr West

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

UVOT u image

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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 5 SPER messages, and 2 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′′57.1719065.90120GCN #18611GRB 151118A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
1.7′′57.1717265.90168GCN #18614GRB 151118A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
26.2′′57.1541765.90036GCN #18613GRB GRB 151118A: MASTER-NET optical observationsVizier logo
42.5′′57.1691765.88944GCN #18622GRB 151118A� 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
19.557.163265.9053B1=20.2, B2=19.8, I=16.6, R1=17.7, R2=17.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.657.152965.9053I=17.4, R1=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.157.148365.9040I=17.5, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
46.457.155665.8902I=18.4, R1=19.3, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
52.457.159365.8876B1=18.9, B2=21.4, R1=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
55.857.199965.8907I=18.5, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
67.557.193765.8847NEDQuery vizier around this object
73.557.160265.8813B2=21.0, I=18.3, R2=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
80.857.118265.8965I=18.7, R1=19.4, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
88.157.130865.8833NEDQuery vizier around this object


There are 59 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
16.257.168565.9055h=15.4, j=16.0, k=14.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
16.757.168665.9056B2=20.6, I=17.2, R1=18.5, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
19.257.163265.9051h=14.8, j=15.6, k=14.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
25.057.177565.9077h=12.6, j=13.3, k=12.42MASSQuery vizier around this object
25.157.177665.9078B1=18.2, B2=17.2, I=14.3, R1=15.6, R2=15.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.457.189765.9003I=17.8, R1=19.3, R2=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.657.190465.8999h=15.5, j=16.2, k=15.32MASSQuery vizier around this object
29.057.155465.9056h=15.0, j=15.6, k=14.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
29.457.155265.9057B1=20.2, B2=19.1, I=16.1, R1=17.7, R2=17.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
33.357.151465.9051B1=20.1, B2=20.9, I=17.5, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 249 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.