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TOO request for GX 304-1


RequesterRouco Escorial
Time Submitted2023-08-24 10:23:53
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameGX 304-1
Type or ClassificationBe Binary System
Right Ascension (J2000)195.32125 (= 13h 01m 17.0s)
Declination (J2000)-61.60183 (= -61° 36' 06.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0.1
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits10
Total Exposure (s)10000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode 0x30ed: U+B+V+All UV
Primary Target ID35072

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)
12023-09-01 00:00:002023-09-02 00:00:00PC0x30ed10001100
22023-09-08 00:00:002023-09-09 00:00:00PC0x30ed1000765
32023-09-15 00:00:002023-09-16 00:00:00PC0x30ed1000905
42023-09-22 00:00:002023-09-23 00:00:00PC0x30ed1000940
52023-09-29 00:00:002023-09-30 00:00:00PC0x30ed10001015
62023-10-06 00:00:002023-10-07 00:00:00PC0x30ed1000590
72023-10-13 00:00:002023-10-14 00:00:00PC0x308f1000950
82023-10-27 00:00:002023-10-28 00:00:00PC0x209a1000930
92023-11-03 00:00:002023-11-04 00:00:00PC0x209a1000860

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