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GCN Circular 9604

XRF 090702: Swift-XRT afterglow position
2009-07-03T00:18:55Z (15 years ago)
Boris Sbarufatti at INAF-IASF-Pa <>
B. Sbarufatti, V. Mangano (INAF-IASFPA), report on behalf of the Swift- 
XRT team:

Swift began observation of the XRF detected by INTEGRAL  (Paizis, et  
al., GCN Circ. 9603) on 2009 July 2 at 14:15 UT, 3.5 hours after the  
trigger. In the XRT field of view we detect a single faint,  
uncatalogued source inside the IBIS/ISGRI error circle with a 5.5  
sigma significance. The XRT position obtained using a 6ks Photon  
Counting mode exposure is RA, Dec =
175.89800, 11.50219 which is equivalent to:

RA (J2000):  11 43 35.5
Dec (J2000): +11 30 07.9

with an uncertainty of 4.9 arcsec (radius, 90% confidence). This is  
0.6 arcmin away from the INTEGRAL IBIS/ISGRI position. The count-rate  
is (6.8+/-1.2)E-3 counts/s, for a total of 40 observed photons from  
the source. With the current amount of data we are unable to see if  
the source is fading.

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