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Swift Trigger: 718023

Presumed name: GRB 161017A

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BAT 09h 31m 03.60s, +43° 08′ 31.2″
position:(142.765, +43.142 ± 180″)
XRT 09h 31m 04.34s, +43° 07′ 48.0″
position:(142.7681, 43.1300 ± 4.9″)
UVOT 09h 31m 04.58s, +43° 07′ 36.1″
position:(142.7691, +43.1267 ± 0.7″)
Galactic NHI:1.73×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.019 mag
Best RA:09h 31m 04.58s= 142.7691 d
Best Dec:+43° 07′ 36.1″= +43.1267 d
Gal Lat:46.76
Gal Long:177.73
Sun angle:75.70°, 4.0 hr West

1Sper #0 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

u image

UVOT white image

white image

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

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Known transients within 5′ of the GRB

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Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.2′′142.7690843.12675GCN #20064GRB 161017A: Swift detection of a burst with a bright optical afterglowVizier logo
0.3′′142.7691743.12675GCN #20079GRB161017A optical R band observations with SARA-RMVizier logo
0.3′′142.7691743.12675GCN #20074GRB 161017A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
0.3′′142.7691743.12664GCN #20063GRB161017.74 MASTER-Net OT detectionVizier logo
1.4′′142.7688843.12633GCN #20067GRB 161017A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
6.6′′142.7700043.12500GCN #20076GRB 161017A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo

There are 12 matches in total. See the full table for details.

Catalogue Searches. Searched 3.33′ around UVOT position

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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
20.3142.775043.1303B=21.3, R=19.1APM-NQuery vizier around this object
20.3142.775043.1303Mag=20.2NEDQuery vizier around this object
21.5142.765243.1319R=21.9, g=22.7, i=21.7, u=22.4, z=21.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
21.5142.765043.1319Mag=22.9NEDQuery vizier around this object
22.9142.761743.1300Mag=19.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
26.2142.777943.1232R=21.9, g=23.2, i=21.1, u=22.3, z=20.2SDSSQuery vizier around this object
26.2142.777943.1233Mag=23.0NEDQuery vizier around this object
32.9142.761943.1192R=20.9, g=21.9, i=20.5, u=23.1, z=20.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
32.9142.761743.1192Mag=21.9NEDQuery vizier around this object
33.5142.781843.1259R=21.6, g=23.3, i=20.4, u=25.7, z=19.8SDSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 384 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
20.3142.775143.1302I=19.0, R=19.4, g=20.2, u=22.1, z=18.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
20.5142.775143.1303B1=20.8, B2=20.4, I=18.5, R1=18.9, R2=19.2USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
22.7142.761643.1299h=15.0, j=15.7, k=14.92MASSQuery vizier around this object
22.9142.761643.1300I=17.3, R=17.9, g=19.3, u=21.7, z=17.0SDSSQuery vizier around this object
23.1142.761643.1300B1=20.1, B2=19.3, I=16.9, R1=17.4, R2=17.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
36.8142.775043.1174B2=21.4, R1=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
37.9142.774943.1171I=20.2, R=21.4, g=22.7, u=25.4, z=19.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
41.4142.769643.1382I=18.8, R=20.3, g=21.8, u=24.9, z=18.0SDSSQuery vizier around this object
41.4142.769543.1382h=16.0, j=16.4, k=15.22MASSQuery vizier around this object
41.7142.769643.1383B2=21.4, I=18.1, R1=19.8, R2=20.0USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 126 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.