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TOO request for Swift J151857.0-572147


RequesterDel Santo
Time Submitted2024-04-04 05:19:07
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameSwift J151857.0-572147
Type or ClassificationX-Ray Transient
Right Ascension (J2000)229.73958 (= 15h 18m 57.0s)
Declination (J2000)-57.36353 (= -57° 21' 48.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits10
Total Exposure (s)10000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode0x9999: Default (Filter of the day)
Primary Target ID16560

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)
12024-04-11 00:00:002024-04-12 00:00:00WT0x99991000680
22024-04-18 00:00:002024-04-19 00:00:00WT0x99991000945
32024-04-25 00:00:002024-04-26 00:00:00WT0x99991000900
42024-05-02 00:00:002024-05-03 00:00:00WT0x99991000655
52024-05-09 00:00:002024-05-10 00:00:00WT0x999910001070

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