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GCN Circular 406

Subject
GRB990908, another BeppoSAX-GRBM/WFC burst detection
Date
1999-09-08T17:30:48Z (25 years ago)
From
Luigi Piro at IAS/CNR Frascati <piro@alpha1.ias.rm.cnr.it>
Giangiacomo Gandolfi, on behalf of BeppoSAX Mission Scientist, reports:

On Sep.8, around 00:18:00 UT  a GRB (GB990908) was detected by the GRBM and WFC
of BeppoSAX.

Preliminary coordinates from WFC are:
R.A.(2000)= 103.224
DEC(2000)= -74.988

The error radius is about 8'.  Due to the in progress follow up of GRB990907,
SAX will not repoint at this new GRB.
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