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GCN Circular 20024

Subject
GRB 161011A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
Date
2016-10-11T06:26:50Z (8 years ago)
From
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <pae9@leicester.ac.uk>
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 161011A, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 245.7285, 8.3113 which
is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 16 22 54.85
   Dec (J2000) = +08 18 40.6
with an uncertainty of 2.2 arcseconds (radius, 90% confidence).
Analysis of the promptly available data is online at
http://www.swift.ac.uk/sper/716876.

Position enhancement is is described by Goad et al. (2007, A&A, 476,
1401) and Evans et al. (2009, MNRAS, 397, 1177).

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