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TOO request for Nova LMC 1968


Time Submitted2023-10-31 04:03:49
UrgencyLow Urgency (weeks)
Object NameNova LMC 1968
Type or ClassificationNova
Right Ascension (J2000)77.49333 (= 05h 09m 58.0s)
Declination (J2000)-71.66464 (= -71° 39' 52.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)3000
Number of Visits12
Total Exposure (s)36000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode0x2066
Primary Target ID34467

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)
12023-12-01 00:00:002023-12-02 00:00:00PC0x206630001860
22024-01-01 00:00:002024-01-02 00:00:00PC0x206630002810
32024-02-01 00:00:002024-02-02 00:00:00PC0x206630002810
42024-03-01 00:00:002024-03-02 00:00:00PC0x206630002215
52024-03-29 00:00:002024-03-30 00:00:00PC0x206630000
62024-05-01 00:00:002024-05-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000
72024-06-01 00:00:002024-06-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000
82024-07-01 00:00:002024-07-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000
92024-08-01 00:00:002024-08-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000
102024-08-27 00:00:002024-08-28 00:00:00PC0x206630000
112024-10-01 00:00:002024-10-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000
122024-11-01 00:00:002024-11-02 00:00:00PC0x206630000

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