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When is the Super Bowl, and other details

Posted by Zuri Berry, Boston.com Staff  January 20, 2013 06:00 PM

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FOXBOROUGH -- The San Francisco 49ers will face the winners of the AFC championship in Super Bowl XLVII after defeating the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 Sunday.

Here are some quick details on the Super Bowl:

When is the Super Bowl? -- 6:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. The exact kickoff time will be determined at a later date.

What channel will the Super Bowl be on? -- CBS.

Where is the Super Bowl? -- Mercedez-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana.

What number Super Bowl is this? -- It's Super Bowl XLVII, or Super Bowl 47.

Who is singing the national anthem? -- Alicia Keys.

Who is the headlining the halftime entertainment? -- Beyonce.

Who will referee the game? -- Jerome Boger, an official with the league since 2006. His crew has yet to be determined.

How have the Patriots fared in the Super Bowl? -- The Patriots are 3-4 all-time in the Super Bowl, winning after the 2001, 2003, and 2004 seasons. The Patriots lost in the NFL's title games after the 1985, 1996, 2007, and 2011 seasons.

How have the 49ers fared in the Super Bowl? -- The 49ers are 5-0 in the Super Bowl, having won after the 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, and 1994 seasons.

Who is the designated home team? -- The NFC team, the 49ers, are the home team.

News, analysis and commentary from Boston.com's staff writers and contributors, including Zuri Berry and Erik Frenz.

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