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GCN Circular 17251

Subject
GRB 141229A: Swift-XRT observations
Date
2014-12-30T00:34:12Z (9 years ago)
From
Maria Grazia Bernardini at INAF/Brera <grazia.bernardini@brera.inaf.it>
M.G. Bernardini, A. Melandri, P. D'Avanzo (INAF-OAB) & P. A. Evans (U. 
Leicester)
report on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Swift XRT has observed the error circle of GRB 141229A, detected
by MAXI/GSC (Fujita et al., GCN 17246) and Fermi/GBM (Roberts, GCN 17249)
in a series of observations tiled on the sky. The total exposure time is
6.6 ks spread over 7 fields. The observations started 11.7 ks after the
Fermi/GBM trigger.
Within these data we detect a possibly fading, uncatalogued X-ray source at
RA, Dec=72.42830, -19.23282 which is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000.0)    = 04h 49m 42.79s
   Dec (J2000.0) = -19�� 13��� 58.1������
with an uncertainty of 4.7 arcsec (radius, 90% confidence). The
exposure at this location was 1.4 ks. With the present uncertainties,
a secure identification of the afterglow is not possible.

The results of the automatic processing for this source are available
at http://www.swift.ac.uk/xrt_products/TILED_GRB00036/index_2.php

This circular is an official product of the Swift-XRT team.
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