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GCN Circular 1494

GRB020813(=H2262): Revised Localization with HETE SXC
2002-08-15T23:03:43Z (22 years ago)
George Ricker at MIT <>
GRB020813(=H2262): Revised Localization with HETE Soft X-ray Camera (SXC)

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

G. Ricker, J-L Atteia, N. Kawai, D. Lamb, and S. Woosley on behalf of 
the HETE Science Team;

Y. Shirasaki, C. Graziani, M. Matsuoka, T. Tamagawa, K. Torii, T. 
Sakamoto, A. Yoshida, E. Fenimore, M. Galassi, T. Tavenner, and T. 
Donaghy, on behalf of the HETE WXM Team;

M. Boer, J-F Olive, J-P Dezalay, and K. Hurley on behalf of the HETE 


Analysis of the full data set derived from the HETE Soft X-ray Camera 
(SXC) has resulted in a revised location for GRB020813(=H2262; 
Villasenor et al, GCN Circular #1471). The revised SXC location can 
be expressed as a 90% confidence circle that is 50 arcseconds in 
radius (due entirely to systematic errors) and is centered at:

RA = 19h 46m 41.8s, Dec = -19o 35' 39" (J2000)

We conclude that the Fox et al (GCN Circular #1470) afterglow 
candidate for GRB020813 lies 26 arcseconds from the SXC location, 
well within the error circle reported here.

Further information regarding GRB020813 is provided at the following URL:

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