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GCN Circular 11896

GRB 110407A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
2011-04-07T14:44:46Z (13 years ago)
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <>
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 110407A, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 186.0313, 15.7117
which is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 12 24 7.51
   Dec (J2000) = +15 42 42.1
with an uncertainty of 2.1 arc sec (radius, 90% confidence). Analysis
of the promptly available data is online at

Position enhancement is is described by Goad et al. (2007, A&A, 476,
1401) and Evans et al. (2009, MNRAS, 397, 1177).

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