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Swift Trigger: 684679

Presumed name: GRB 160501A

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BAT 19h 05m 30.48s, -17° 14′ 24.0″
position:(286.377, -17.240 ± 180″)
XRT 19h 05m 32.03s, -17° 14′ 27.2″
position:(286.38344, -17.24088 ± 3.7″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:9.88×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.193 mag
Best RA:19h 05m 32.03s= 286.38344 d
Best Dec:-17° 14′ 27.2″= -17.24088 d
Gal Lat:-10.8
Gal Long:18.97
Sun angle:115.05°, 7.5 hr West

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 13 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′′286.38344-17.24088GCN #19365GRB 160501A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
2.7′′286.38400-17.24139GCN #19369GRB 160501A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
32.4′′286.38833-17.24856GCN #19376GRB 160501A: 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
137.5286.4087-17.2113TYC 6287-958-1B=12.27, H=9.104, J=9.655, K=8.971, V=11.32Query 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
18.1286.3868-17.2370B=21.5, R2=20.2SSSQuery vizier around this object
25.7286.3761-17.2425B1=17.1, B2=17.0, I=15.3, R1=15.3, R2=15.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.3286.3767-17.2369B=19.6SSSQuery vizier around this object
31.0286.3755-17.2450B1=19.2, B2=18.9, I=16.9, R1=17.0, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.7286.3774-17.2321B=19.7, R2=18.9, i=18.4SSSQuery vizier around this object
42.4286.3711-17.2402I=17.5, R2=16.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
48.5286.3902-17.2290B1=19.8, I=18.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
48.7286.3725-17.2495B2=19.9, I=16.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
48.9286.3778-17.2534B2=18.0, I=16.3, R1=17.6, R2=17.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
49.1286.3735-17.2507B2=20.4, I=16.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 314 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
4.3286.3822-17.2408B2=19.9, I=17.5, R1=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
9.2286.3840-17.2434B2=19.6, R1=18.2, R2=18.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
15.5286.3807-17.2443B1=19.2, B2=18.9, I=17.1, R1=17.4, R2=17.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
15.6286.3808-17.2444h=15.8, j=16.2, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
17.1286.3811-17.2451B2=20.3, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
20.2286.3856-17.2357B2=20.7, R2=18.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
22.0286.3880-17.2452B1=20.1, B2=19.8, R2=18.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.1286.3763-17.2424h=13.7, j=14.3, k=13.72MASSQuery vizier around this object
30.2286.3755-17.2373h=12.0, j=12.5, k=11.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
30.4286.3754-17.2373B1=15.9, B2=15.3, I=13.7, R1=14.1, R2=14.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 831 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.