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GCN Circular 26309

Subject
LIGO/Virgo S191129u: Coverage and upper limits from MAXI/GSC observations
Date
2019-11-29T15:54:49Z (4 years ago)
From
Motoko Serino at RIKEN/MAXI <motoko@crab.riken.jp>
M. Serino, S. Sugita (AGU),
N. Kawai (Tokyo Tech), H. Negoro (Nihon U.),
M. Nakajima, W. Maruyama, M. Aoki, K. Kobayashi, R. Takagi (Nihon U.),
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. Nakahira, Y. Sugawara, S. Ueno, H. Tomida, M. Ishikawa, 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), M. Sugizaki (NAOC)
report on behalf of the MAXI team:

We examined MAXI/GSC all-sky X-ray images (2-20 keV)
after the LVC trigger S191129u at 2019-11-29 13:40:29.197 UTC (GCN 26303).

At the trigger time of S191129u, the high-voltage of MAXI/GSC was off,
and it was turned on at T0+446 sec (+7.4 min).
The first one-orbit (92 min) scan observation with GSC after the event covered 77%
of the 90% credible region of the bayestar skymap from 13:59:21 to 14:59:00 UTC (T0+1132 to T0+4711 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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