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GCN Circular 24720

Subject
LIGO/Virgo S190602aq: Coverage and upper limits from MAXI/GSC observations
Date
2019-06-02T20:41:14Z (5 years ago)
From
Satoshi Sugita at Aoyama Gakuin U. <sugita@phys.aoyama.ac.jp>
M. Sugizaki, N. Kawai (Tokyo Tech), H. Negoro (Nihon U.),
S. Sugita, M. Serino (AGU),
M. Nakajima, W. Maruyama, M. Aoki, K. Kobayashi (Nihon U.),
S. Nakahira, T. Mihara, T. Tamagawa, M. Matsuoka (RIKEN),
T. Sakamoto, H. Nishida, A. Yoshida (AGU),
Y. Tsuboi, W. Iwakiri, R. Sasaki, H. Kawai, T. Sato (Chuo U.),
M. Shidatsu (Ehime U.), M. Oeda, K. Shiraishi (Tokyo Tech),
S. Ueno, H. Tomida, M. Ishikawa, Y. Sugawara, N. Isobe, R. Shimomukai,
M. Tominaga (JAXA),
Y. Ueda, A. Tanimoto, S. Yamada, S. Ogawa, K. Setoguchi, T. Yoshitake
(Kyoto U.),
H. Tsunemi, T. Yoneyama, K. Asakura, S. Ide (Osaka U.),
M. Yamauchi, S. Iwahori, Y. Kurihara, K. Kurogi, K. Miike (Miyazaki U.),
T. Kawamuro (NAOJ), K. Yamaoka (Nagoya U.), Y. Kawakubo (LSU)
report on behalf of the MAXI team:

We examined MAXI/GSC all-sky X-ray images (2-20 keV)
after the LVC trigger S190602aq at 2019-06-02 17:59:27.089 UTC (GCN 24717).

At the trigger time of S190602aq, the high-voltage of MAXI/GSC was off,
and it was turned on at T0+871 sec (+14.5 min).
The first one-orbit (92 min) scan observation with GSC after the event
covered 100%
of the 90% credible region of the bayestar skymap from 19:02:18 to
19:22:28 UTC (T0+3771 to T0+4981 sec).

No significant new source was found in the region in the one-orbit
scan observation.
A typical 1-sigma averaged upper limit obtained in one scan observation
is 20 mCrab at 2-20 keV.

If you require information about X-ray flux by MAXI/GSC at specific coordinates,
please contact the submitter of this circular by email.
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