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Swift Trigger: 685245

Presumed name: GRB 160506A

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BAT 17h 43m 05.76s, -46° 07′ 01.2″
position:(265.774, -46.117 ± 180″)
XRT 17h 43m 23.71s, -46° 08′ 02.0″
position:(265.8488, -46.1339 ± 2.0″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:1.63×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.248 mag
Best RA:17h 43m 23.71s= 265.8488 d
Best Dec:-46° 08′ 02.0″= -46.1339 d
Gal Lat:-8.53
Gal Long:345
Sun angle:134.11°, 9.2 hr West

1Sper #5 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 u 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 12 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
1.1′′265.84840-46.13400GCN #19394GRB 160506A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
1.2′′265.84841-46.13410GCN #19395GRB 160506A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
32.2′′265.85700-46.12700GCN #19397GRB 160506A: 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
5.9265.8503-46.1352B2=19.4, R2=27.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
6.9265.8460-46.1337B2=17.3, R2=17.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
12.6265.8535-46.1352B2=17.6, R2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
13.8265.8443-46.1317B2=18.0, R2=20.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
24.2265.8577-46.1366B2=17.9, R2=17.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.5265.8598-46.1334B2=17.6, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.1265.8403-46.1394B2=19.1, R2=25.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
35.9265.8503-46.1438B2=28.1, R2=50.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.5265.8547-46.1432B2=17.8, R2=17.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
41.6265.8523-46.1452B2=19.4, R2=23.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 312 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
7.0265.8460-46.1337h=15.9, j=16.2, k=15.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
10.7265.8445-46.1340B2=18.0, I=17.2, R2=18.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
11.1265.8532-46.1343B2=18.2, R2=18.7USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
12.0265.8449-46.1319B2=15.8, R1=16.9, R2=18.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
12.3265.8439-46.1344h=15.7, j=16.2, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
15.3265.8455-46.1375B2=18.8, R2=22.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
15.4265.8502-46.1381B2=25.4, R2=23.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.8265.8462-46.1382B2=18.6, R2=19.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
17.2265.8492-46.1387B2=21.2, R2=23.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
17.2265.8463-46.1384h=15.9, j=16.6, k=15.42MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 1722 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.