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TOO request for Swift J0243.6+6124


RequesterRouco Escorial
Time Submitted2023-10-03 05:23:32
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameSwift J0243.6+6124
Type or ClassificationBe Binary System
Right Ascension (J2000)40.91800 (= 02h 43m 40.0s)
Declination (J2000)61.43400 (= 61° 26' 02.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0.1
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1500
Number of Visits7
Total Exposure (s)10500
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode 0x30ed: U+B+V+All UV
Primary Target ID10336

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)
12023-10-07 00:00:002023-10-08 00:00:00PC0x30ed15000
22023-10-10 00:00:002023-10-11 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001563
32023-10-12 00:00:002023-10-13 00:00:00PC0x30ed15000
42023-10-19 00:00:002023-10-20 00:00:00PC0x30ed1500330
52023-10-22 00:00:002023-10-23 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001215
62023-10-25 00:00:002023-10-26 00:00:00PC0x30ed1500840

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