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GCN Circular 13594

Subject
GRB 120805A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
Date
2012-08-06T13:44:59Z (12 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),
E. E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC), H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA),
C. B. Markwardt (GSFC), D. M. Palmer (LANL), T. Sakamoto (GSFC/UMBC),
G. Sato (ISAS), M. Stamatikos (OSU), E. Troja (NASA/GSFC/ORAU),
J. Tueller (GSFC), T. N. Ukwatta (MSU)
(i.e. the Swift-BAT team):
 
Using the data set from T-239 to T+330 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 120805A (trigger #530031)
(Troja, et al., GCN Circ. 13588).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 216.536, 5.853 deg, which is 
   RA(J2000)  =  14h 26m 08.5s 
   Dec(J2000) = +05d 51' 09.7" 
with an uncertainty of 2.2 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 37%.
 
The mask-weighted light curve shows several overlapping peaks starting at
~T-8 sec, peaking at ~T+8 sec, and returning to baseline around T+110 sec.
T90 (15-350 keV) is 48.00 +- 22.63 sec (estimated error including systematics).
 
The time-averaged spectrum from T-15.39 to T+32.61 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.20 +- 0.28.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 8.2 +- 1.4 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+8.11 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.37 +- 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/530031/BA/
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