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TOO request for RX J0520.5-6932


Time Submitted2024-04-04 08:20:05
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameRX J0520.5-6932
Type or ClassificationBe Binary System
Right Ascension (J2000)80.12875 (= 05h 20m 30.0s)
Declination (J2000)-69.53194 (= -69° 31' 54.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)2000
Number of Visits10
Total Exposure (s)20000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode0x9999: Default (Filter of the day)
Primary Target ID32671

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)
12024-04-09 00:00:002024-04-10 00:00:00PC0x999920000
22024-04-16 00:00:002024-04-17 00:00:00PC0x999920001300
32024-04-23 00:00:002024-04-24 00:00:00PC0x9999200060
42024-04-30 00:00:002024-05-01 00:00:00PC0x99992000580
52024-05-07 00:00:002024-05-08 00:00:00PC0x999920001770
62024-05-14 00:00:002024-05-15 00:00:00PC0x999920001245
72024-05-19 00:00:002024-05-21 00:00:00PC0x999920000
82024-05-29 00:00:002024-05-30 00:00:00PC0x999920000
92024-06-04 00:00:002024-06-05 00:00:00PC0x999920001385
102024-06-11 00:00:002024-06-12 00:00:00PC0x999920001780

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