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GCN Circular 11058

Subject
GRB 100805A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
Date
2010-08-05T12:46:07Z (14 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), W. H. Baumgartner (GSFC/UMBC), J. R. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC),
N. Gehrels (GSFC), H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), E. A. Hoversten (PSU),
C. B. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), D. M. Palmer (LANL), T. Sakamoto (GSFC/UMBC),
M. Stamatikos (OSU), J. Tueller (GSFC), T. N. Ukwatta (GWU)
(i.e. the Swift-BAT team):
 
Using the data set from T-239 to T+963 sec from recent telemetry downlinks,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 100805A (trigger #430957)
(Hoversten, et al., GCN Circ. 11047).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 299.846, 52.618 deg, which is 
   RA(J2000)  =  19h 59m 23.0s 
   Dec(J2000) = +52d 37' 05.8" 
with an uncertainty of 2.0 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 39%.
 
The mask-weighted light curve shows a few overlapping weak peaks
starting at ~T-1 sec, peaking at ~T+2 sec, and ending at ~T+20 sec.
There is a possible 3-sigma peak at ~T+60 sec.  T90 (15-350 keV) is
15.0 +- 3.0 sec (estimated error including systematics).
 
The time-averaged spectrum from T-1.4 to T+17.1 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.76 +- 0.23.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 5.1 +- 0.8 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+1.97 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.7 +- 0.2 ph/cm2/sec.  All the quoted errors are at the 90% confidence
level. 
 
The results of the batgrbproduct analysis are available at
http://gcn.gsfc.nasa.gov/notices_s/430957/BA/
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