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GCN Circular 3502

Subject
Swift-BAT GRB 050528: a soft burst
Date
2005-05-28T19:48:57Z (19 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <Scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
J. Cummings (GSFC/NRC), L. Barbier, S. Barthelmy (GSFC),
E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC), D. Hullinger (GSFC/UMD),
H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), C. Markwardt, (GSFC/UMD), D. Palmer (LANL),
A. Parsons (GSFC), T. Sakamoto (GSFC), G. Sato (ISAS), M. Suzuki (Saitama),
T. Takahashi (ISAS), J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

The full data set has been delivered (GCN 3501).
Analysis of the data has allowed us to determine that Trigger 130649
at 04:06:45 UT (GCN 3496) is a real GRB.  The ground-analysis position
is RA,Dec 353.515,+45.938 (J2000) with an uncertainty of 3 arcmin
(radius, 90%, statistical plus systematic).

The lightcuve shows a single smooth peak lasting ~12 sec with an ~1-sec spike
riding on top towards the end of the event.  It starts ~T-8 and ends at T+4 sec.
T90 is 10.8 sec.

The burst spectrum is consistant with a simple power-law with a photon index
of 2.44 +-0.25 and a flux of 11.8 +-0.1 ph/cm2/sec (15-350 keV, 90% c.l.).
This is a very soft event with essentially no emission above 100 keV.
The fluence is (5.1+-0.1)x10^-7 ergs/cm2 (15-350 keV, 90% c.l.).
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