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GCN Circular 1391

IPN triangulation of a burst from SGR1806-20
2002-05-16T00:18:36Z (22 years ago)
Kevin Hurley at UCBerkeley/SSL <>
K. Hurley, on behalf of the Ulysses GRB team, and 

D. Smith, R. Lin, J. McTiernan, R. Schwartz, C. Wigger, W. Hajdas,
and A. Zehnder, on behalf of the RHESSI GRB team, report:

Ulysses and RHESSI observed a burst on May 15 at 01:26:41 UT with ~20
ms duration.  Triangulation gives an annulus which is consistent with
the position of SGR1806-20.  Ulysses has in addition observed numerous
short events over the past several days.  Although none could be
triangulated, this may suggest that SGR1806-20 is entering a new period
of activity.
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