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TOO request for SN2023ixf


Time Submitted2023-05-19 21:31:23
UrgencyHighest Urgency (observation needed within 4 hours)
Object NameSN2023ixf
Type or ClassificationSupernova
Right Ascension (J2000)210.91075 (= 14h 03m 38.0s)
Declination (J2000)54.31169 (= 54° 18' 42.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0.033
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits12
Total Exposure (s)4000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode0x0378
Primary Target ID32481

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)
12023-05-20 00:00:002023-05-20 12:00:00PC0x037810003050
22023-05-20 12:00:002023-05-21 00:00:00PC0x037810006120
32023-05-21 00:00:002023-05-21 12:00:00PC0x037810006510
42023-05-21 12:00:002023-05-22 00:00:00PC0x037810001940
52023-05-22 00:00:002023-05-22 12:00:00PC0x037810000
62023-05-22 12:00:002023-05-23 00:00:00PC0x037810001925
72023-05-23 00:00:002023-05-23 12:00:00PC0x037810000
82023-05-23 12:00:002023-05-24 00:00:00PC0x037810001200
92023-05-24 00:00:002023-05-24 12:00:00PC0x03781000940
102023-05-24 12:00:002023-05-25 00:00:00PC0x037810001075
112023-05-25 00:00:002023-05-25 12:00:00PC0x037810000
122023-05-25 12:00:002023-05-26 00:00:00PC0x037810000

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