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GCN Circular 20528

LIGO/Virgo G270580: MAXI/GSC observations
2017-01-26T07:11:51Z (7 years ago)
Satoshi Sugita at Tokyo Inst. of Tech. <>
M. Serino (RIKEN), N. Kawai, S.Sugita (Tokyo Tech), H. Negoro (Nihon U.),
S. Ueno, H. Tomida, S. Nakahira, M. Ishikawa, Y. Sugawara (JAXA),
Y. E. Nakagawa (JAMSTEC),
T. Mihara, M. Sugizaki, W. Iwakiri, M. Shidatsu, J. Sugimoto, T.
Takagi, M. Matsuoka (RIKEN),
N.Isobe, T. Yoshii, Y. Tachibana, Y. Ono, T. Fujiwara, S. Harita, Y.
Muraki (Tokyo Tech),
A. Yoshida, T. Sakamoto, Y. Kawakubo, Y. Kitaoka (AGU),
H. Tsunemi, R. Shomura (Osaka U.),
M. Nakajima, K. Tanaka, T. Masumitsu, T. Kawase (Nihon U.),
Y. Ueda, T. Kawamuro, T. Hori, A. Tanimoto, S. Oda (Kyoto U.),
Y. Tsuboi, Y. Nakamura, R. Sasaki (Chuo U.),
M. Yamauchi, K. Furuya (Miyazaki U.),
K. Yamaoka (Nagoya U.)
report on behalf of the MAXI team:

We examined the MAXI/GSC all-sky X-ray images (2-20 keV) obtained
in the orbit and the day after the LVC trigger
G270580 at 2017-01-20 12:30:59.350 UTC (GCN 20486).

In the 92-min orbit, MAXI/GSC scanned 66.7%
of the whole sky, which includes 78.5% of the
90% regions in the LIB skymap.
One day image covers 96.6% of the 90% regions
in the LIB skymap.
No significant new source was found in these images.

The upper limits for the X-ray flux are different depending
on the part of the sky.
For instance, typical 2-20 keV 1-sigma (3-sigma) upper limits obtained
from the one-orbit and oneday images are
13 (40) mCrab and 5 (16) mCrab, respectively.
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