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TOO request for OJ 287


Time Submitted2024-03-19 16:23:26
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameOJ 287
Type or ClassificationAGN
Right Ascension (J2000)133.70375 (= 08h 54m 48.0s)
Declination (J2000)20.10861 (= 20° 06' 30.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1500
Number of Visits12
Total Exposure (s)18000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode 0x30ed: U+B+V+All UV
Primary Target ID35011

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)
12024-03-26 00:00:002024-03-27 00:00:00PC0x30ed15000
22024-03-31 00:00:002024-04-01 00:00:00PC0x30ed15000
32024-04-05 00:00:002024-04-06 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001370
42024-04-10 00:00:002024-04-11 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001040
52024-04-15 00:00:002024-04-16 00:00:00PC0x30ed15000
62024-04-20 00:00:002024-04-21 00:00:00PC0x30ed1500155
72024-04-25 00:00:002024-04-26 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001315
82024-04-30 00:00:002024-05-01 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001075
92024-05-05 00:00:002024-05-06 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001405
102024-05-10 00:00:002024-05-11 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001230
112024-05-16 00:00:002024-05-17 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001160
122024-05-20 00:00:002024-05-21 00:00:00PC0x30ed15001235

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