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GCN Circular 18867

Konus-Wind observation of GRB 160102A
2016-01-14T14:15:32Z (8 years ago)
Dmitry Svinkin at Ioffe Institute <>
S. Golenetskii, R.Aptekar, D. Frederiks, P. Oleynik, M. Ulanov,
D. Svinkin, A. Tsvetkova, A.Lysenko, A. Kozlova,
and T. Cline on behalf of the Konus-Wind team, report:

GRB 160102A, localized by MAXI/GSC (Itoh et al., GCN 18801),
was detected by Konus-Wind in the waiting mode.

The burst light curve shows a single pulse
started at ~T0(MAXI)-3.6 s with a total duration of ~6 s or less. Due to 
the coarse resolution of the waiting mode light curve we cannot 
unambiguously classify this GRB as a short.

As observed by Konus-Wind, the burst had a fluence of
8.66(-1.23,+3.01)x10^-7 erg/cm2 and a 2.944-s peak flux,
measured from ~T0(MAXI)-0.668 s, of 1.49(-0.62,+0.78)x10^-7 erg/cm2/s
(both in the 20 - 1500 keV energy range).

Fitting the K-W 3-channel time-integrated spectrum (from ~T0(MAXI)-3.6 s 
to ~T0(MAXI)+2.28 s) by a simple power-law model yields a power law 
index of -2.05(-0.15,+0.23), chi2=0.5/1 dof.

All the quoted errors are estimated at the 1 sigma confidence level.
All the presented results are preliminary.

The K-W light curve of this burst is available at
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