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Swift Trigger: 674670

Presumed name: GRB 160220A

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BAT 15h 47m 42.00s, -18° 33′ 18.0″
position:(236.925, -18.555 ± 180″)
XRT 15h 47m 48.38s, -18° 33′ 54.0″
position:(236.9516, -18.5650 ± 3.9″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:7.02×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.154 mag
Best RA:15h 47m 48.38s= 236.9516 d
Best Dec:-18° 33′ 54.0″= -18.5650 d
Gal Lat:27.44
Gal Long:350.94
Sun angle:91.77°, 6.4 hr West

1Onboard position

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 6 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
0.2′′236.95167-18.56500GCN #19024GRB 160220A: Swift-XRT observationsVizier logo
5.8′′236.95288-18.56605GCN #19025GRB 160220A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
97.7′′236.92500-18.55500GCN #19023GRB 160220A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
98.4′′236.94250-18.53906GCN #19038GRB 160220A: 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
160.3236.9957-18.5496TYC 6190-1624-1B=12.14, H=9.605, J=9.947, K=9.52, V=11.50Query vizier around this object
181.7236.8987-18.5589BD-18 4165B=11.80, H=6.415, J=7.198, K=6.180, V=10.21Query 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
16.6236.9476-18.5676B=22.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
27.9236.9588-18.5687B=20.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
39.9236.9459-18.5553B=21.2, R2=20.1SSSQuery vizier around this object
42.3236.9442-18.5556B=20.7, R2=19.1, i=18.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
44.0236.9394-18.5610B=21.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
52.2236.9652-18.5583B=22.0SSSQuery vizier around this object
55.0236.9677-18.5650B=19.8, R2=18.3, i=17.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
66.7236.9690-18.5734B=20.3, R2=18.9, i=18.5SSSQuery vizier around this object
72.4236.9716-18.5718B=19.6, R2=18.3, i=17.7SSSQuery vizier around this object
72.6236.9709-18.5736B=22.0SSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 60 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
22.9236.9509-18.5587h=16.3, j=17.0, k=16.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
23.0236.9509-18.5586B1=19.8, B2=19.0, I=18.1, R1=18.2, R2=18.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.8236.9588-18.5686I=18.6, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.0236.9465-18.5714B1=18.9, B2=18.0, I=17.0, R1=17.2, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.5236.9464-18.5716h=15.7, j=16.1, k=15.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
30.1236.9598-18.5682I=17.5, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.6236.9603-18.5681h=16.2, j=16.6, k=15.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
32.0236.9604-18.5680B1=18.9, B2=18.3, I=18.8, R1=17.9, R2=17.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.3236.9457-18.5580B2=21.3, R2=20.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.0236.9541-18.5741B1=16.9, B2=16.8, I=15.3, R1=15.8, R2=15.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 250 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.