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GCN Circular 27931

GRB 200613A: Fermi-LAT detection
2020-06-13T17:06:26Z (4 years ago)
Masanori Ohno at Hiroshima University <>
M. Ohno (Hiroshima Univ.), M. Kovacevic (INFN Perugia), E. Bissaldi
(Politecnico & INFN Bari), M. Axelsson (KTH & Stockholm Univ.) and F. Longo
(University and INFN, Trieste) report on behalf of the Fermi-LAT

On June 13, 2020, Fermi-LAT detected high-energy emission from
GRB 200613A, which was also detected by Fermi-GBM at T0 = 05:30:08 UT (GCN
27926, Bissaldi et al. GCN 27930).

The GRB is detected at high energy (>100 MeV) by Fermi-LAT at a location

RA, Dec = 153.03, 45.85 (degrees, J2000) with an error radius of 0.14 deg
(90% containment, statistical error only).

This was ~29 deg from the LAT boresight when observations started, and is
~5.9 deg from the GBM final ground position.

The photon flux above 100 MeV in the time interval 0 - 10.000 s after the
GBM trigger is 6.6e-07 +/- 3.6e-07 ph/cm2/s.

The estimated photon index above 100 MeV is -1.73 +/- 0.36. The
highest-energy photon is a 7.6 GeV event which is observed ~6.2 ks after
the GBM trigger.

A Swift ToO has been approved for this burst.

The Fermi-LAT point of contact for this burst is Masanori Ohno (

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the energy band from 20 MeV to greater than 300 GeV.
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