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GCN Circular 19180

Subject
Fermi GBM trigger 479509107/160312874 is not a GRB
Date
2016-03-13T20:36:22Z (8 years ago)
From
C. Michelle Hui at MSFC/Fermi-GBM <c.m.hui@nasa.gov>
P. Veres (UAH) reports on behalf of the Fermi GBM Team:

The Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) trigger 479509107/160312874 
at 20:58:23.83 UT on 12 March 2016, tentatively classified as a GRB, 
is in fact not due to a GRB. This trigger is due to a particle event.
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