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GCN Circular 9817

Subject
GRB 090813: Suzaku WAM observation of the prompt emission
Date
2009-08-17T09:43:52Z (15 years ago)
From
Takeshi Uehara at Hiroshima U <uehara@hirax7.hepl.hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
GRB 090813: Suzaku WAM observation of the prompt emission

T. Uehara, Y. Hanabata, T. Takahashi, Y. Fukazawa (Hiroshima U.),
Y. Terada, M. Tashiro, A. Endo, K. Onda, T. Sugasahara,
W. Iwakiri (Saitama U.), S. Sugita, K. Yamaoka (Aoyama Gakuin U.),
M. Ohno, M. Suzuki, M. Kokubun, T. Takahashi (ISAS/JAXA),
Y. E. Nakagawa, T. Tamagawa (RIKEN), N. Ohmori, A. Daikyuji,
E. Sonoda, K. Kono, H. Hayashi, K. Noda, Y. Nishioka, M. Yamauchi
(Univ. of Miyazaki), N. Vasquez (Tokyo Tech.), Y. Urata (NCU),
T. Enoto, K. Nakazawa, K. Makishima (Univ. of Tokyo), S. Hong
(Nihon U.), on behalf of the Suzaku WAM team, report

The long, GRB 090813 
(Swift/BAT trigger #359884 ; Cummings et al., GCN 9781; 
Fermi GBM trigger #271829444 ) 
triggered the Suzaku Wide-band  All-sky Monitor (WAM) 
which covers an energy range of 50 keV - 5 MeV at 04:10:43.2 UT (=T0). 
The observed light curve shows a double-peaked structure 
lasting from T0-0.8s to T0+1.2s followed by a long weak tail seen up
to T0+6.8s with a duration (T90) of about 7.6 seconds. 
The fluence in 100 - 1000 keV was 1.70 (-0.51, +0.61) 10^-6 erg/cm^2. 
The 1-s peak flux measured from T0-0.2s was 2.77 (-0.40, +0.35) 
photons/cm^2/s in the same  energy range.

Preliminary result shows that the time-averaged spectrum from T0-0.8s to 
T0+6.8s is well fitted by a single power-law with a photon index 
of 1.80 (-0.30, +0.40) (chi^2/d.o.f = 7.6/8).
All the quoted errors are at statistical 90% confidence level,
in which the systematic uncertainties are not included.

The light curves for this burst are available at:

 http://www.astro.isas.jaxa.jp/suzaku/HXD-WAM/WAM-GRB/grb/trig/grb_table.html
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