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GCN Circular 16465

Subject
Swift Trigger 602668: XRT and UVOT confirm is not astrophysical source
Date
2014-06-27T15:01:21Z (10 years ago)
From
Andrea Melandri at INAF-OAB <andrea.melandri@brera.inaf.it>
A. Melandri, P. D�Avanzo, M. G. Bernardini (INAF/OAB) and N. P. M. Kuin (UCL-MSSL) report on behalf of the Swift team:

We have analysed 0.96 ks of Swift/XRT data for the BAT-detected trigger 602668 (Bernardini et al., GCN Circ. 16463), from 758 s to 1.73 ks after the BAT trigger. The data are entirely in Photon Counting (PC) mode. No bright X-ray afterglow is detected within the BAT error circle. The 3 sigma upper limit is 4.1E-02 cts/s.

The Swift/UVOT observed the field from 744 s to 1.73 ks after the BAT trigger. No optical afterglow is detected in the UVOT exposures.

The lack of an XRT or UVOT detection confirms that this trigger was not an astrophysical source.

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