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Swift Trigger: 676595

Presumed name: GRB 160228A

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BAT 07h 09m 17.28s, +26° 57′ 21.6″
position:(107.322, 26.956 ± 180″)
XRT 07h 09m 15.91s, +26° 55′ 54.1″
position:(107.3163, 26.9317 ± 2.2″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:7.30×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.065 mag
Best RA:07h 09m 15.91s= 107.3163 d
Best Dec:+26° 55′ 54.1″= 26.9317 d
Gal Lat:15.56
Gal Long:190.25
Sun angle:125.98°, -8.4 hr East of Sun

1Sper #3 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 5 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′′107.3162526.93167GCN #19108GRB 160228A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
0.2′′107.3163626.93173GCN #19110GRB 160228A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
2.7′′107.3167126.93103GCN #19107GRB 160228A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
5.2′′107.3162126.93314GCN #19119GRB 160228A: RATIR Optical and NIR ObservationsVizier logo
54.1′′107.3108326.94592GCN #19113GRB 160228A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 11 matches in total. See the full table for details.

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
161.5107.350026.96501RXS J070924.0+265754Query vizier around this object

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

X-ray sources

RA*Dec* Source table2Observatory Query
161.5107.350026.96500.01636 +/- 0.007646ROSATQuery vizier around this object

Queried the X-ray MASTER catalogue.

* RA/Dec in equinox J2000

1Energy band for count-rate is mission specific.


RA*Dec*Redshift CatalogueQuery
24.5107.320926.9371B1=21.0, I=18.3, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
31.2107.306626.9322B1=21.0, B2=21.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.4107.326426.9319B1=20.8, B2=21.5, I=17.9, R1=19.2, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.0107.307726.9381B1=20.8, B2=18.9, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.9107.312326.9218B1=20.8, B2=21.1, I=18.6, R2=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
38.1107.325026.9247NEDQuery vizier around this object
38.2107.311326.9222NEDQuery vizier around this object
38.8107.311126.9220B1=16.5, B2=16.3, I=15.2, R1=15.8, R2=15.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
45.1107.329926.9287I=18.8, R1=23.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
60.5107.297626.9333B1=21.0, R1=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 95 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
11.9107.313726.9341B1=20.1, B2=19.9, I=17.2, R1=18.1, R2=18.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
13.6107.315426.9354B1=21.0, I=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
14.9107.318526.9353B2=20.6, I=17.2, R1=18.6, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
14.9107.318526.9353h=15.1, j=15.6, k=15.02MASSQuery vizier around this object
23.2107.320526.9369I=18.5, R1=19.3, R2=19.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.8107.321326.9370B1=20.8, B2=20.5, I=17.7, R2=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.7107.322226.9370B1=20.2, B2=20.2, I=17.4, R1=18.4, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
26.9107.322226.9370h=15.6, j=16.2, k=15.42MASSQuery vizier around this object
28.1107.322726.9370B1=21.0, R2=17.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.1107.326326.9318h=15.6, j=16.3, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 234 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.