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Swift Trigger: 673978

Presumed name: GRB 160216A

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BAT 20h 46m 49.44s, -71° 33′ 18.0″
position:(311.706, -71.555 ± 180″)
XRT 20h 46m 44.71s, -71° 32′ 52.3″
position:(311.68630, -71.54787 ± 3.9″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:3.77×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.055 mag
Best RA:20h 46m 44.71s= 311.68630 d
Best Dec:-71° 32′ 52.3″= -71.54787 d
Gal Lat:-34.64
Gal Long:322.63
Sun angle:60.14°, 1.2 hr West

1Sper #1 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 4 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′′311.68629-71.54786GCN #19014GRB 160216A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
3.0′′311.68412-71.54836GCN #19015GRB 160216A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
11.3′′311.67900-71.55000GCN #19020GRB 160216A: 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
22.2311.6936-71.5421B=22.2, R2=20.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
22.3311.6930-71.5420B2=21.3, R2=20.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
23.5311.6729-71.5528NEDQuery vizier around this object
26.5311.6709-71.5534B=21.9, R2=20.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
37.8311.7115-71.5547B=22.3, R2=20.2SSSQuery vizier around this object
43.1311.6901-71.5598B=22.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
49.3311.6552-71.5384B=22.0, i=19.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
60.1311.6998-71.5317B=21.1, R2=19.3, i=18.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
62.4311.6392-71.5567NEDQuery vizier around this object
63.7311.6508-71.5617NEDQuery vizier around this object


There are 102 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
12.4311.6964-71.5465B2=18.7, I=18.1, R1=18.4, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.1311.7072-71.5489h=13.7, j=14.2, k=13.52MASSQuery vizier around this object
24.1311.7073-71.5488B2=16.6, I=14.6, R1=15.6, R2=15.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.4311.6710-71.5534B2=21.0, R1=19.4, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
28.2311.7110-71.5485B2=20.6, I=17.9, R1=19.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.5311.7119-71.5544B2=21.5, R1=19.6, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.0311.6554-71.5384B2=21.0, R2=21.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
60.3311.6999-71.5317B2=20.1, I=18.5, R1=19.3, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
61.1311.6392-71.5560B2=19.7, I=18.5, R1=19.5, R2=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
63.4311.6516-71.5616B2=16.2, I=15.0, R1=15.6, R2=15.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 168 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.