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GCN Circular 13435

GRB 120711A: a possible X-ray transient
2012-07-11T09:59:40Z (12 years ago)
Diego Gotz at CEA <>
E. Bozzo (ISDC, Versoix), D. Gotz (CEA-Saclay), S. Mereghetti (IASF Milano), C. Ferrigno, L. Gibaud (ISDC, Versoix), and J. Borkowski (CAMK, Torun) on behalf of the IBAS Localization Team report:

A refined analysis of a larger IBIS/ISGRI dataset corresponding to the GRB120711A (GCN 13434), revealed a faint emission, lasting for at least ~1000s, after the main outburst.
Being this duration unusual for a GRB, we are at present unable to rule out a different nature for this event (e.g. a bright transient in the direction of the LMC).

The event has been detected also using the SPI Anti Coincidence System (ACS) on board of INTEGRAL which is not saturated and shows a highly structured light-curve at the peak .

Further observations are encouraged.

[GCN OPS NOTE(11jul12): Per author's request, the 13432 reference was changed to 13434.]
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