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TOO request for GM Aur


Time Submitted2023-10-17 06:35:46
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameGM Aur
Type or ClassificationNon-Compact Stellar Objects
Right Ascension (J2000)73.79576 (= 04h 55m 10.0s)
Declination (J2000)30.36649 (= 30° 21' 59.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1800
Number of Visits15
Total Exposure (s)27000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode 0x011e: UVW2
Primary Target ID34249

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)
12023-10-24 12:00:002023-10-24 13:20:00PC0x011e18001575
22023-10-24 13:20:002023-10-24 14:40:00PC0x011e18001475
32023-10-24 14:40:002023-10-24 16:00:00PC0x011e18001575
42023-10-24 16:00:002023-10-24 17:20:00PC0x011e18001580
52023-10-24 17:20:002023-10-24 19:00:00PC0x011e18003035
62023-10-25 12:00:002023-10-25 13:20:00PC0x011e18001530
72023-10-25 13:20:002023-10-25 14:40:00PC0x011e1800505
82023-10-25 14:40:002023-10-25 16:00:00PC0x011e18001515
92023-10-25 16:00:002023-10-25 17:20:00PC0x011e18001710
102023-10-25 17:20:002023-10-25 19:00:00PC0x011e18001680
112023-10-26 12:00:002023-10-26 13:20:00PC0x011e18001470
122023-10-26 13:20:002023-10-26 14:40:00PC0x011e18001425
132023-10-26 14:40:002023-10-26 16:00:00PC0x011e1800855
142023-10-26 16:00:002023-10-26 17:20:00PC0x011e18000
152023-10-26 17:20:002023-10-26 19:00:00PC0x011e18000

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