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Swift Trigger: 722604

Presumed name: GRB 161117A

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BAT 21h 28m 16.80s, -29° 37′ 44.4″
position:(322.070, -29.629 ± 180″)
XRT 21h 28m 12.67s, -29° 36′ 50.4″
position:(322.0528, -29.6140 ± 2.1″)
UVOT 21h 28m 12.50s, -29° 36′ 48.6″
position:(322.0521, -29.6135 ± 0.6″)
Galactic NHI:3.68×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.057 mag
Best RA:21h 28m 12.50s= 322.0521 d
Best Dec:-29° 36′ 48.6″= -29.6135 d
Gal Lat:-45.58
Gal Long:17.24
Sun angle:80.34°, -6.0 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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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 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
0.5′′322.05221-29.61358GCN #20179GRB 161117A: Swift detection of a burst with an optical counterpartVizier logo
0.8′′322.05229-29.61364GCN #20190GRB 161117A: Swift/UVOT DetectionVizier logo
2.1′′322.05242-29.61400GCN #20184GRB 161117A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
6.1′′322.05300-29.61200GCN #20188GRB 161117A: Swift-BAT refined analysisVizier logo
35.0′′322.06125-29.61911GCN #20180GRB 161117A: VLT/X-shooter spectroscopy and redshiftVizier 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
110.3322.0443-29.6437TYC 6950-103-1B=13.16, H=10.73, J=11.029, K=10.673, V=12.35Query 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
41.8322.0642-29.6086Mag=19.6NEDQuery vizier around this object
58.0322.0475-29.5978Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
58.4322.0694-29.6067B=21.5, i=19.2SSSQuery vizier around this object
61.3322.0342-29.6206Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
72.8322.0292-29.6175Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
75.3322.0684-29.6300B=21.8SSSQuery vizier around this object
75.5322.0763-29.6153Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
86.1322.0774-29.6034B=21.9, R2=19.8, i=19.3SSSQuery vizier around this object
88.1322.0267-29.6244Mag=18.3NEDQuery vizier around this object
89.5322.0781-29.6025R1=20.0, R2=20.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object


There are 66 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
10.2322.0549-29.6161B2=21.2, R1=18.5, R2=20.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
16.4322.0480-29.6158B2=20.4, R1=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
27.5322.0445-29.6164h=7.9, j=8.7, k=7.62MASSQuery vizier around this object
27.6322.0444-29.6164B1=13.6, B2=13.1, I=9.8, R1=10.8, R2=11.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
29.4322.0442-29.6107B2=20.9, I=18.1, R1=18.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
32.2322.0612-29.6191B1=19.6, B2=18.7, I=18.2, R1=18.1, R2=17.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
42.0322.0521-29.6024B2=20.9, R1=20.1, R2=20.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
58.7322.0694-29.6064B2=21.0, I=19.1, R1=19.8USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
61.7322.0473-29.5975B1=19.9, B2=18.9, I=18.2, R1=18.8, R2=18.1USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
62.8322.0343-29.6207h=13.8, j=14.1, k=13.72MASSQuery vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 97 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.