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TOO request for Swift J1727.8-1613


Time Submitted2024-04-04 11:46:37
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameSwift J1727.8-1613
Type or ClassificationX-Ray Transient
Right Ascension (J2000)261.93046 (= 17h 27m 43.0s)
Declination (J2000)-16.20534 (= -16° 12' 19.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits8
Total Exposure (s)8000
Immediate Objective
XRT ModeAuto
UVOT Mode0x9999: Default (Filter of the day)
Primary Target ID16584

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)
12024-04-07 00:00:002024-04-08 00:00:00WT0x99991000895
22024-04-13 00:00:002024-04-14 00:00:00WT0x99991000890
32024-04-20 00:00:002024-04-21 00:00:00WT0x99991000825
42024-05-04 00:00:002024-05-05 00:00:00WT0x99991000850
52024-05-11 00:00:002024-05-12 00:00:00PC0x99991000765
62024-05-18 00:00:002024-05-19 00:00:00PC0x99991000640
72024-05-26 00:00:002024-05-27 00:00:00PC0x99991000825

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Swift MOC Team Leads

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Science Operations: Jamie Kennea
Flight Operations: Mark Hilliard
UVOT: Michael Siegel
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