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GCN Circular 833

GRB000926: X-ray afterglow by BeppoSAX: revised fluxes (fwd)
2000-10-06T14:50:33Z (24 years ago)
Luigi Piro at IAS/CNR Frascati <>
L. Piro (BeppoSAX Mission Scientist, IAS/CNR Roma) & L. A. Antonelli (OaR)
report on behalf of the BeppoSAX team:

We have found an error in the application of a conversion factor which
underestimates the fluxes distributed in GCN n.832

The correct value of the average flux (at T=29.25) is

 F(1.6-10 keV)= (2.6+\-0.6) 10^-13 erg/cm2/s

We have also carefully checked different background subtraction methods,
finding that the corresponding systematic effect amouts to less than about
15%. This has been included in the flux error quoted above.

All the other results on the fading behaviour and on the spectral
shape presented in GCN 832 remain unaffected.
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