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Swift Trigger: 721234

Presumed name: GRB 161108A

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BAT 12h 03m 08.16s, +24° 52′ 08.4″
position:(180.784, 24.869 ± 180″)
XRT 12h 03m 09.02s, +24° 52′ 04.7″
position:(180.78757, 24.86796 ± 3.7″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:1.69×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.021 mag
Best RA:12h 03m 09.02s= 180.78757 d
Best Dec:+24° 52′ 04.7″= 24.86796 d
Gal Lat:78.92
Gal Long:222
Sun angle:58.73°, 2.8 hr West

1Sper #3 auto processing.

GCN Notices for this burst.

View this region in Aladin.

Observability of this burst for Swift.

Sun angle for this burst.

UVOT data

UVOT u image

u image

UVOT white 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 3 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

Click on the offset to view the transient announcement.

Offset (′′)RA DecDate reportedSource MiscQuery
0.3′′180.7875024.86800GCN #20145GRB 161108A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
1.3′′180.7879624.86803GCN #20146GRB 161108A: NOT candidate afterglowVizier logo
1.4′′180.7879424.86815GCN #20147GRB 161108A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
138.6′′180.7760024.90500GCN #20151GRB 161108A� 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
90.5180.764324.8816[SPD2011] 29352Query vizier around this object
98.2180.758224.8739SDSS J120301.97+245225.9g=20.85, i=19.55, r=20.09, u=21.3, z=19.5Query vizier around this object
111.8180.760724.8871SDSS J120302.55+245313.6g=22.0, i=19.76, r=20.48, u=24.5, z=19.3Query vizier around this object
113.1180.758124.8844SDSS J120301.93+245303.7g=21.28, i=18.75, r=19.66, u=23.2, z=18.27Query vizier around this object
117.8180.806624.8402TYC 1986-1764-1B=11.64, H=10.379, J=10.635, K=10.338, V=11.66Query vizier around this object
131.6180.756024.8907[VV2010] J120301.4+245326B=19.67, V=19.47, g=19.178, i=19.064, r=19.108, u=19.510, z=18.809Query vizier around this object

There are 6 SIMBAD objects within the position error. The full list is here.

* 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
1.1180.787924.8681Mag=23.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
1.1180.787924.8680R=22.2, g=23.3, i=21.7, u=24.0, z=21.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object
1.9180.788124.8682B=21.9, R=20.0APM-NQuery vizier around this object
11.6180.785524.8706R=22.3, g=22.8, i=22.3, u=23.9, z=21.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object
11.6180.785424.8706Mag=22.7NEDQuery vizier around this object
25.4180.782924.8736Mag=23.5NEDQuery vizier around this object
25.5180.783024.8737R=21.5, g=23.2, i=21.0, u=22.9, z=20.9SDSSQuery vizier around this object
34.1180.797924.8697Mag=24.8NEDQuery vizier around this object
34.7180.780424.8750Mag=21.7NEDQuery vizier around this object
34.8180.780424.8751R=21.5, g=22.0, i=20.6, u=22.5, z=19.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object


There are 467 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
27.9180.793224.8621B1=21.0, R1=19.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.2180.797924.8697I=22.5, R=22.6, g=24.9, u=23.9, z=21.6SDSSQuery vizier around this object
37.9180.792024.8777B2=21.2, R1=20.2, R2=20.3USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.2180.795224.8585B2=21.1, I=18.9, R1=19.6, R2=19.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
48.6180.788824.8814I=22.8, R=22.5, g=22.9, u=24.8, z=21.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
58.4180.772824.8588B1=20.9, B2=21.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
59.7180.794324.8526I=25.2, R=25.8, g=25.2, u=24.7, z=19.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object
75.0180.796624.8488I=23.4, R=23.7, g=23.2, u=24.1, z=21.8SDSSQuery vizier around this object
75.7180.780224.8879R1=19.9, R2=20.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
76.1180.776524.8865I=22.0, R=22.7, g=23.7, u=25.6, z=21.7SDSSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 138 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.