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GCN Circular 11995

GRB 110503A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
2011-05-03T23:14:58Z (13 years ago)
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <>
T. Sakamoto (GSFC/UMBC), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), W. H. Baumgartner (GSFC/UMBC),
J. R. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC), N. Gehrels (GSFC), H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA),
C. B. Markwardt (GSFC), D. M. Palmer (LANL), M. Stamatikos (OSU),
J. Tueller (GSFC), T. N. Ukwatta (MSU)
(i.e. the Swift-BAT team):
Using the data set from T-124 to T+689 sec from recent telemetry downlinks,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 110503A (trigger #452685)
(Stamatikos, et al., GCN Circ. 11991).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 132.799, 52.211 deg which is 
   RA(J2000)  =  08h 51m 11.8s 
   Dec(J2000) = +52d 12' 40.4" 
with an uncertainty of 1.0 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 11%.
The mask-weighted light curve shows a single FRED-like peak starting
at ~T-4 sec, peaking at ~T+0.2 sec, and returning to background around
T+20 sec.  There there is a long low-level emission from T+50 to T+200 sec.
T90 (15-350 keV) is 10.0 +- 3.5 sec (estimated error including systematics).
The time-averaged spectrum from T-6.6 to T+16.3 sec is best fit by a power law
with an exponential cutoff.  This fit gives a photon index 0.88 +- 0.25, 
and Epeak of 133 +- 54 keV (chi squared 84.4 for 56 d.o.f.).  For this
model the total fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 1.00 +- 0.04 x 10^-5 erg/cm2
and the 1-sec peak flux measured from T-0.12 sec in the 15-150 keV band is
29.7 +- 1.5 ph/cm2/sec.  A fit to a simple power law gives a photon index
of 1.35 +- 0.06 (chi squared 95.5 for 57 d.o.f.).  All the quoted errors
are at the 90% confidence level. 
The results of the batgrbproduct analysis are available at
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