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TOO request for V6597 Sgr


Time Submitted2023-06-22 11:45:46
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameV6597 Sgr
Type or ClassificationNova
Right Ascension (J2000)269.64246 (= 17h 58m 34.0s)
Declination (J2000)-26.87481 (= -26° 52' 29.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)2000
Number of Visits4
Total Exposure (s)8000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode0x9999: Default (Filter of the day)
Primary Target ID16090

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)
12023-07-04 00:00:002023-07-05 00:00:00PC0x223f20001575
22023-07-13 00:00:002023-07-14 00:00:00PC0x999920000
32023-07-27 00:00:002023-07-28 00:00:00PC0x999920001155
42023-08-10 00:00:002023-08-11 00:00:00PC0x999920001720

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