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GCN Circular 26340

Subject
LIGO/Virgo S191204r: Coverage and upper limits from MAXI/GSC observations
Date
2019-12-05T00:37:21Z (4 years ago)
From
Hitoshi Negoro at Nihon U <negoro.hitoshi@nihon-u.ac.jp>
H. Negoro (Nihon U.), N. Kawai (Tokyo Tech), 
S. Sugita, M. Serino (AGU), 
M. Nakajima, W. Maruyama, M. Aoki, K. Kobayashi, R. Takagi (Nihon U.), 
T. Mihara, C. Guo, Y. Zhou, 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, 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 S191204r at 2019-12-04 17:15:26.092 UTC (GCN 26334). 

At the trigger time of S191204r, the high-voltage of MAXI/GSC was off, 
and it was turned on at T0+1159 sec (+19.3 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 17:35:26 to 17:54:51 UTC (T0+1200 to T0+2365 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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