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TOO request for 1ES 1218+304


Time Submitted2023-03-19 11:03:31
UrgencyHigh Urgency (observation needed within 24 hours)
Object Name1ES 1218+304
Type or ClassificationAGN
Right Ascension (J2000)185.34133 (= 12h 21m 21.0s)
Declination (J2000)30.17689 (= 30° 10' 36.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits2
Total Exposure (s)3000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode 0x011e: UVW2
Primary Target ID30376

Below are tentative scheduling windows for this ToO request. Note that the 'Observed Time' is just an approximation for your convenience and may not be complete. Please check the online version of the Swift schedule for the full listing of observed times.

#Window StartWindow StopXRT
Exposure (s)Observed
Time (s)
12023-03-22 23:17:002023-03-23 00:17:00PC0x011e1000960
22023-03-24 23:09:002023-03-25 00:09:00PC0x011e1000935

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