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GCN Circular 5274

Swift-BAT trigger 215279 is not a GRB
2006-06-19T15:08:36Z (18 years ago)
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <>
J. Cummings (GSFC/ORAU), L. Barbier (GSFC), S. Barthelmy (GSFC),
E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC), S. T. Holland (GSFC/USRA),
D. Hullinger (BYU-Idaho), H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), M. Koss (GSFC/UMD),
C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), D. Palmer (LANL), A. Parsons (GSFC),
T. Sakamoto (GSFC/ORAU), G. Sato (GSFC/JSPS/USRA), M. Stamatikos (GSFC/ORAU),
J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

Using the data set from T-61 to T+7.4 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report that BAT trigger #215279 (Holland, et al., GCN 5273) is NOT due to a GRB,
nor any other astrophysical source.  The trigger is due to the rising background
upon entry into the SAA.
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