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GCN Circular 31396

GECAM detection of a short burst from SGR 1935+2154
2022-01-06T15:29:12Z (2 years ago)
Y Q Zhang at IHEP <>
Y. Q. Zhang, S. L. Xiong, C. Cai, S. Xiao, P. Zhang, 
C. Y. Li, S. L. Xie, X. Y. Zhao, Y. Huang, X. Y. Song,
J. C. Liu,  Y. Zhao, Z. W. Guo, C. Zheng, W. C. Xue, C. W. Wang, 
Q. B. Yi, B. X. Zhang,  W. X. Peng, R. Qiao, D. Y. Guo, X. B. Li, 
X. Ma, L. M. Song, P. Wang, J. Wang, Z. Zhang, S. J. Zheng, W. Chen, 
J. J. He, G. Y. Zhao, Y. Q. Du, H. Wu, J. Liang, Q. Luo, X. L. Zhang, 
H. M. Zhang, Z. H. An, M. Gao, K. Gong, B. Li, C. Li, J. H. Li, 
X. Q. Li, Y. G. Li, X. H. Liang, X. J. Liu, Y. Q. Liu, X. L. Sun, 
Y. L. Tuo, J. Z. Wang, X. Y. Wen, Y. B. Xu, Y. P. Xu, S. Yang, 
C. Y. Zhang, D. L. Zhang, Fan Zhang, Fei Zhang,
X. Zhou, F. J. Lu, S. N. Zhang (IHEP)
report on behalf of GECAM team:

During the commissioning phase, GECAM-B was triggered in-flight by
a short burst (trig# 95135774) at 2022-01-06T02:36:14.100 UTC (T0).
Its alert data was promptly downlinked to the ground through the
short message service of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS).
The time latency of the first BeiDou message relative to the trigger time
is about 1 minute.
According to the GECAM-B light curves in about 30-1020 keV, this burst mainly
consists of a single pulse with a duration about 50 ms.

The location is consistent with SGR J1935+2154 within the error.

The GECAM light curve could be found here:

As the detailed science data are downloaded, all analyses would be improved.

Please note that all GECAM results here are preliminary. The final analysis
will be published in journal papers or GECAM online catalog.

Gravitational wave high-energy Electromagnetic Counterpart All-sky Monitor
(GECAM) mission consists of two small satellites (GECAM-A and GECAM-B) in
Low Earth Orbit (600 km, 29 deg), launched on Dec 10, 2020 (Beijing Time),
which was funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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