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GCN Circular 12163

Subject
Swift J1822.3-1606: Swift-XRT detection of the X-ray counterpart
Date
2011-07-16T00:33:30Z (13 years ago)
From
Claudio Pagani at U of Leicester <cp232@star.le.ac.uk>
C. Pagani, A. P. Beardmore (U. Leicester), J. A. Kennea (PSU) and J. R.
Cummings (GSFC/UMBC) report on behalf of the Swift-XRT team.

We have analysed 584 s of Photon Counting (PC) XRT data for Swift
J1822.3-1606 (Cummings et al. GCN Circ. 12159),�� a probable SGR.�� The
XRT observations started 1.2 days after the�� BAT trigger.

A bright, uncatalogued X-ray source is detected inside the BAT error
circle at RA, Dec 275.5763, -16.0742 which is equivalent to:
����RA(J2000)�� = 18h 22m 18.32s
����Dec(J2000) = -16d 04' 27.2"
with an uncertainty of 3.6 arcseconds (radius, 90% containment). This
location is 113 arcseconds from the BAT position.
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