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Swift Trigger: 727167

Presumed name: GRB 161217A

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BAT 10h 02m 32.88s, +52° 23′ 20.4″
position:(150.637, +52.389 ± 180″)
XRT 10h 02m 36.29s, +52° 21′ 32.8″
position:(150.6512, 52.3591 ± 2.2″)
UVOT No position available.
Galactic NHI:7.55×100 cm-2
Galactic E(B-V):0.009 mag
Best RA:10h 02m 36.29s= 150.6512 d
Best Dec:+52° 21′ 32.8″= 52.3591 d
Gal Lat:49.79
Gal Long:162.39
Sun angle:122.96°, 7.6 hr West

1Sper #5 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

white image

Blink images with DSS (link via GSFC)


SPER results page for this trigger.

Image of the SPER data

There are 7 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
0.7′′150.6512952.35892GCN #20278GRB 161217A: Enhanced Swift-XRT positionVizier logo
1.1′′150.6516752.35919GCN #20276GRB 161217A: Swift detection of a burstVizier logo
56.1′′150.6583352.34414GCN #20284GRB 161217A: 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
15.0150.650452.3633Mag=23.2NEDQuery vizier around this object
15.0150.650552.3632R=22.1, g=24.2, i=21.1, u=26.0, z=20.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
24.7150.658652.3643R=21.9, g=22.8, i=21.7, u=22.7, z=21.3SDSSQuery vizier around this object
24.7150.658352.3642Mag=22.9NEDQuery vizier around this object
24.9150.649152.3659B1=19.1, I=17.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.0150.659052.3642B1=21.0, B2=20.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
25.3150.649352.3660R=18.5, g=19.2, i=18.1, u=20.3, z=17.8SDSSQuery vizier around this object
25.8150.649452.3662B=19.3, R=17.4APM-NQuery vizier around this object
25.8150.659552.3540R=22.2, g=22.8, i=21.1, u=22.2, z=20.4SDSSQuery vizier around this object
28.1150.649252.3669Mag=22.9NEDQuery vizier around this object


There are 424 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
20.5150.653952.3645I=23.5, R=25.8, g=22.9, u=24.8, z=22.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object
25.6150.649452.3661h=15.9, j=16.7, k=15.12MASSQuery vizier around this object
25.6150.649452.3661B1=18.7, B2=18.6, I=18.0, R1=18.4, R2=17.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
34.0150.648752.3684B1=20.7, B2=20.8, I=18.9, R1=19.6, R2=19.6USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
45.4150.665852.3502I=24.2, R=25.4, g=23.0, u=24.5, z=23.4SDSSQuery vizier around this object
49.7150.650652.3729I=19.2, R=20.3, g=21.8, u=24.6, z=18.5SDSSQuery vizier around this object
50.0150.650752.3730h=16.5, j=16.9, k=15.82MASSQuery vizier around this object
50.3150.650652.3731B2=21.7, I=19.0, R2=20.4USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
51.6150.633552.3685B1=21.0, B2=21.9USNO-B1Query vizier around this object
56.2150.673152.3510B1=16.3, B2=16.5, I=15.0, R1=15.3, R2=15.5USNO-B1Query vizier around this object

Queried USNO-B1, SDSS, 2MASS.

There are 179 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.