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GCN Circular 1015

Subject
GRB010326: Refined Localization by HETE
Date
2001-03-26T08:38:48Z (23 years ago)
From
George Ricker at MIT <grr@space.mit.edu>
G. Ricker, D. Lamb, and S. Woosley on behalf of the HETE Science Team;

R. Vanderspek, G. Crew, J. Doty, G. Monnelly, J. Villasenor; N. 
Butler, T. Cline, J.G. Jernigan, A. Levine, F. Martel, G. Pizzichini, 
and G. Prigozhin, on behalf of the HETE Operations and HETE 
Optical-SXC Teams;

N. Kawai, M. Matsuoka, Y. Shirasaki, T. Tamagawa, A. Yoshida, E. 
Fenimore, M. Galassi, B. Preger, and  C. Graziani, on behalf of the 
HETE WXM Team;

J-L Atteia, M. Boer, J-F Olive, J-P Dezalay, and K. Hurley on behalf 
of the HETE FREGATE Team;

write:

The systematic error radius for the HETE localization of GRB010326 by 
the WXM has been refined to 10 arcminutes. Further refinement is 
expected.

Follow-up observations of this GRB event are encouraged.

Additional information on GRB010326, as well as for the HETE mission, 
is available at:

http://space.mit.edu/HETE/

Acronyms: HETE=High Energy Transient Explorer FREGATE=French Gamma 
Ray Telescope WXM=Wide Field X-ray Monitor SXC=Soft X-ray Camera

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