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GCN Circular 21077

Subject
Trigger 751928: Swift misidentification of Cen X-3
Date
2017-05-08T12:50:52Z (7 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov>
S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), A. A. Breeveld (UCL-MSSL),
J. R. Cummings (NASA/UMBC), S. W. K Emery (UCL-MSSL),
N. P. M. Kuin (UCL-MSSL), K. L. Page (U Leicester) and
B. Sbarufatti (INAF-OAB/PSU) report on behalf of the Swift Team:

At 12:23:00 UT, due to a known race condition in the 
Swift/BAT software, BAT  misidentified Cen X-3 as 
a different source (Trigger 751928). 
Cen X-3 was at its typical flux level. 

This is not an interesting astrophysical event.
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