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GCN Circular 13788

IPN Triangulation of long GRB 120919B
2012-09-20T15:35:40Z (12 years ago)
Valentin Pal'shin at Ioffe Inst <>
K. Hurley on behalf of the Mars Odyssey and MESSENGER GRB teams,

J. Goldsten, on behalf of the MESSENGER GRNS GRB team,

I. G. Mitrofanov, D. Golovin, M. L. Litvak, and A. B. Sanin,
on behalf of the HEND-Odyssey GRB team,

S. Golenetskii, R. Aptekar, E. Mazets, V. Pal'shin, D. Frederiks,
D. Svinkin, and T. Cline on behalf of the Konus-Wind team,

W. Boynton, C. Fellows, K. Harshman, H. Enos, and R. Starr, on
behalf of the GRS-Odyssey GRB team,

V. Connaughton, M. Briggs, and C. Meegan, on behalf of the Fermi
GBM team, and

A. von Kienlin, X. Zhang, A. Rau, V. Savchenko, E. Bozzo, and C.
Ferrigno, on behalf of the INTEGRAL SPI-ACS GRB team, report:

The long-duration, moderately intense GRB 120919B was observed by Fermi
(GBM: trigger 369710066), Konus-Wind, MESSENGER (GRNS), INTEGRAL
(SPI-ACS), and Mars Odyssey (HEND) at about 4463 s UT (01:14:23).

We have triangulated it to a preliminary, 3 sigma error box whose
coordinates are:
    RA(2000), deg                 Dec(2000), deg
    302.633 (20h 10m 32s) -37.490 (-37d 29' 25")
    302.735 (20h 10m 56s) -37.483 (-37d 28' 59")
    302.857 (20h 11m 26s) -38.235 (-38d 14' 04")
    302.530 (20h 10m 07s) -37.497 (-37d 29' 50")
    302.401 (20h 09m 36s) -36.706 (-36d 42' 21")
The error box area is 457  sq. arcmin, and its maximum
dimension is 1.57 deg (the minimum one is 10 arcmin).

This box can be improved.
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