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TOO request for Mrk421


Time Submitted2024-04-24 05:50:45
UrgencyMedium Urgency (days to a week)
Object NameMrk421
Type or ClassificationAGN
Right Ascension (J2000)166.11381 (= 11h 04m 27.0s)
Declination (J2000)38.20883 (= 38° 12' 31.0'')
Position Error (90% confidence - arcminutes)0
Science Justification
Exposure Time per Visit (s)1000
Number of Visits16
Total Exposure (s)16000
Immediate Objective
UVOT Mode 0x308f: All UV
Primary Target ID31540

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)
12024-04-27 21:30:002024-04-27 22:10:00WT0x308f1000820
22024-04-28 21:30:002024-04-28 22:10:00WT0x308f1000905
32024-04-29 21:30:002024-04-29 22:10:00WT0x308f10000
42024-04-30 21:30:002024-04-30 22:10:00WT0x308f10000
52024-05-01 21:30:002024-05-01 22:10:00WT0x308f10000
62024-05-02 21:30:002024-05-02 22:10:00WT0x308f1000980
72024-05-03 22:15:002024-05-04 11:50:00WT0x308f1000795
82024-05-04 21:30:002024-05-04 22:10:00WT0x308f1000925
92024-05-05 21:30:002024-05-05 22:10:00WT0x308f10000
102024-05-06 21:30:002024-05-06 22:10:00WT0x308f10001115
112024-05-07 21:30:002024-05-08 22:10:00WT0x308f1000910
122024-05-08 21:30:002024-05-09 22:10:00WT0x308f1000815
132024-05-09 22:15:002024-05-10 11:50:00WT0x308f10001045
142024-05-10 23:00:002024-05-10 23:40:00WT0x308f10000
152024-05-12 00:00:002024-05-12 00:40:00WT0x308f1000630
162024-05-13 00:00:002024-05-13 00:40:00WT0x308f10000

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