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GCN Circular 19765

Subject
GRB 160804A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
Date
2016-08-04T12:31:07Z (8 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), J. R. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC),
N. Gehrels (GSFC), A. Y. Lien (GSFC/UMBC), C. B. Markwardt (GSFC),
F. E. Marshall (NASA/GSFC), D. M. Palmer (LANL), T. Sakamoto (AGU),
M. Stamatikos (OSU), T. N. Ukwatta (LANL)
(i.e. the Swift-BAT team):
 
Using the data set from T-239 to T+963 sec from recent telemetry downlinks,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 160804A (trigger #707231)
(Marshall, et al., GCN Circ. 19761).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 221.652, 10.002 deg, which is 
   RA(J2000)  =  14h 46m 36.4s 
   Dec(J2000) = +10d 00' 06.2" 
with an uncertainty of 1.3 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 28%.
 
The mask-weighted light curve shost several overlapping peaks starting
at ~T+20sec (possibly at ~T-30 sec), peaking at ~T+90 sec, and returning
to baseline at ~T+330 sec.  T90 (15-350 keV) is 144.2 +- 19.2 sec
(estimated error including systematics).
 
The time-averaged spectrum from T+25.14 to T+247.15 sec is best fit by a power law
with an exponential cutoff.  This fit gives a photon index 1.40 +- 0.23, 
and Epeak of 52.7 +- 5.4 keV (chi squared 57.0 for 56 d.o.f.).  For this
model the total fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 1.14 +- 0.03 x 10^-5 erg/cm2
and the 1-sec peak flux measured from T+88.59 sec in the 15-150 keV band is
2.9 +- 0.3 ph/cm2/sec.  A fit to a simple power law gives a photon index
of 1.99 +- 0.05 (chi squared 79.05 for 57 d.o.f.).  All the quoted errors
are at the 90% confidence level. 
 
The results of the batgrbproduct analysis are available at
http://gcn.gsfc.nasa.gov/notices_s/707231/BA/
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