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EP/WXT Alert

Candidate X-ray transient reported from the EP/WXT on board trigger

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Properties from all of the following:

These properties are inherited using the allOf syntax. In order to validate, all of the following schemas must be individually valid, based on their respective properties. See allOf for more information.

DateTime.schema.jsoncore schema object (click to expand)
Localization.schema.jsoncore schema object (click to expand)
Reporter.schema.jsoncore schema object (click to expand)
Statistics.schema.jsoncore schema object (click to expand)
AdditionalInfo.schema.jsoncore schema object (click to expand)


  "$schema": "",
  "instrument": "WXT",
  "trigger_time": "2024-03-01T21:46:05.13Z",
  "ra": 120,
  "dec": 40,
  "ra_dec_error": 0.02,
  "image_energy_range": [
  "net_count_rate": 1,
  "image_snr": 1,
  "additional_info": "The net count rate is derived from an accumulated image (up to 20 min) in 0.5-4 keV, assuming a constant flux. However, it can be significantly lower than the actual count rate of a burst with a duration much shorter than 20 min."
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