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TOO request for Swift J1727.8-1613


Time Submitted2023-09-12 10:00:02
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameSwift J1727.8-1613
Type or ClassificationX-Ray Transient
Right Ascension (J2000)261.93046 (= 17h 27m 43.0s)
Declination (J2000)-16.20534 (= -16° 12' 19.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits10
Total Exposure (s)10000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode 0x223f: U+B+V+All UV (UV weighted)
Primary Target ID1186959

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)
12023-09-15 00:00:002023-09-16 00:00:00WT0x223f10000
22023-09-16 00:00:002023-09-17 00:00:00WT0x223f1000715
32023-09-17 00:00:002023-09-18 00:00:00WT0x223f10001460
42023-09-18 00:00:002023-09-19 00:00:00WT0x223f100075
52023-09-19 00:00:002023-09-20 00:00:00WT0x223f10000
62023-09-24 00:00:002023-09-25 00:00:00WT0x223f1000925
72023-09-25 00:00:002023-09-26 00:00:00WT0x223f1000615
82023-09-26 00:00:002023-09-27 00:00:00WT0x223f10001385
92023-09-27 00:00:002023-09-28 00:00:00WT0x223f1000945
102023-09-28 00:00:002023-09-29 00:00:00WT0x223f1000995

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