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Swift Target of Opportunity Request Summary

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TOO request for Swift J1753.5-0127


Time Submitted2023-10-02 11:07:59
UrgencyHigh Urgency (observation needed within 24 hours)
Object NameSwift J1753.5-0127
Type or ClassificationX-Ray Transient
Right Ascension (J2000)268.36787 (= 17h 53m 28.0s)
Declination (J2000)-1.45174 (= -01° 27' 06.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0.1
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits4
Total Exposure (s)4000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode0x20db
Primary Target ID16259

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)
12023-10-02 00:00:002023-10-03 00:00:00PC0x20db1000945
22023-10-03 00:00:002023-10-04 00:00:00PC0x20db1000990
32023-10-04 00:00:002023-10-05 00:00:00PC0x20db1000980
42023-10-05 00:00:002023-10-06 00:00:00PC0x20db1000900

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Science Operations: Jamie Kennea
Flight Operations: Mark Hilliard
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