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GCN Circular 14580

Subject
GRB 130505A: E_iso record retraction
Date
2013-05-05T21:56:21Z (11 years ago)
From
Alexander Kann at TLS Tautenburg <kann@tls-tautenburg.de>
D. A. Kann (TLS Tautenburg), and S. Schulze (PUC, MCSS) report:

Following the corrected Konus-Wind energy range (Frederiks, GCN 14578), we
recalculated E_iso for GRBs 130505A and 130427A (affected by the same
error in GCN 14487, Frederiks, GCN 14579), finding log E_iso,bol = 54.48
+/- 0.01 and 53.89 +/- 0.002, respectively.

This makes GRB 130505A comparable to GRB 080916C, and still one of the
most energetic GRBs ever discovered, but not the most energetic of all.
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