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GCN Circular 4762

Subject
GRB 060213: IPN localization
Date
2006-02-15T17:48:39Z (18 years ago)
From
Jay R. Cummings at NASA/GSFC/Swift <jayc@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov>
V. Pal'shin, S. Golenetskii, R. Aptekar, E. Mazets, and D. Frederiks 
on behalf of the Konus-Wind team,

K. Hurley and T. Cline on behalf of the Ulysses, Mars Odyssey,
and Konus GRB teams,

I. Mitrofanov, A. Kozyrev, M. Litvak, A. Sanin, V. Tret'yakov and
A. Parshukov, on behalf of the HEND-Odyssey GRB team,

W. Boynton, C. Fellows, K. Harshman, C. Shinohara and R. Starr, on
behalf of the GRS-Odyssey GRB team,

S. Barthelmy, J. Cummings, N. Gehrels, and H. Krimm, on behalf of 
the Swift-BAT team,

A. von Kienlin, G. Lichti, A. Rau, D. Gotz, and S. Mereghetti,
on behalf of the INTEGRAL GRB team,

and K.Yamaoka, Y.Fukazawa, T.Takahashi, M.Tashiro, Y. Terada,
T.Murakami, and K.Makishima on behalf of the Suzaku WAM team

report on GRB 060213.


GRB 060213 occurred at about 13:11:09 UT.  It was observed by Konus, 
INTEGRAL (SPI-ACS), Suzaku (WAM), Mars Odyssey (HEND and GRS), and 
Swift (BAT).  Ulysses was off, and the burst was outside of the field 
of view of Swift-BAT, so it was not imaged.

It was a bright, single FRED with a duration ~ 60 sec.  The position 
has been triangulated to RA, Dec 141.60, -9.15 (J2000).  The corners 
of the 3 sigma error box are:

141.46,  -9.45
141.50,  -9.43
141.74,  -8.85
141.70,  -8.87

The area of this error box is ~57 sq. arcmin.

Konus-Wind spectral analysis is in progress.  Preliminary analysis 
indicates that Epeak was ~1 MeV.
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