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GCN Circular 26647

Subject
LIGO/Virgo S200105ae: not observable by AGILE-MCAL
Date
2020-01-06T21:07:31Z (4 years ago)
From
Fabrizio Lucarelli at SSDC/INAF-OAR <fabrizio.lucarelli@ssdc.asi.it>
F.Lucarelli (SSDC, and INAF/OAR), G. Piano (INAF/IAPS), M. Tavani (INAF/IAPS,
and Univ. Roma Tor Vergata), C.Casentini, M.Cardillo, A.Ursi (INAF/IAPS), C.
Pittori, F. Verrecchia (SSDC, and INAF/OAR), A. Bulgarelli, V. Fioretti, N.
Parmiggiani (INAF/OAS-Bologna), M. Pilia (INAF/OA-Cagliari), F. Longo (Univ.
Trieste, and INFN Trieste) report on behalf of the AGILE Team:

In response to the LIGO/Virgo GW event S200105ae at T0 = 2020-01-05
16:24:26.057 (UT), a preliminary analysis of the AGILE minicalorimeter (MCAL)
triggered data found no data acquisitions, due the satellite passage in the
South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA) region.

The AGILE-MCAL detector is a CsI detector with a 4 pi FoV, sensitive in the
energy range 0.4 - 100 MeV. Additional analysis of AGILE data is in progress.
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