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GCN Circular 3045

Subject
GRB 050219b: Refined XRT position
Date
2005-02-20T03:09:51Z (19 years ago)
From
David Burrows at PSU/Swift <dxb15@psu.edu>
J. L. Racusin (PSU), C. Pagani, S. Campana (INAF-OAB), V. La Parola 
(INAF-IASF/Palermo), D. C. Morris, D. N. Burrows, J. A. Nousek (PSU), O. 
Godet, A. F. Abbey (U. Leicester),  F. Tamburelli (ASDC), K. Hurley 
(UC-Berkeley),
B. Zhang (U. Nevada), D. Hinshaw, L. Angelini, N. White, N. Gehrels (GSFC),
report on behalf of the Swift XRT team:

Ground processing of Photon Counting mode data from 3 epochs (roughly 3600 
- 10,000 s post-burst) gives the following refined Swift XRT afterglow 
position for GRB 050219b:

RA(J2000) = 05:25:15.3
Dec(J2000) = -57:45:09.2

The estimated uncertainty in this position is 6.3 arcseconds.
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