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GCN Circular 15182

Subject
Swift follow-up results of the possible weak INTEGRAL GRB
Date
2013-09-06T14:01:35Z (11 years ago)
From
Rhaana Starling at U of Leicester <rlcs1@star.le.ac.uk>
Rhaana Starling (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift team

We report further analysis of Swift follow-up of the possible weak INTEGRAL GRB detected on 4th September 2013 (GCN 15180).
The full XRT dataset, comprising 6.28 ks of exposure and beginning 2 hours after the INTEGRAL detection, shows no evidence for
a source at the INTEGRAL Weak alert position. The 3-sigma upper limit on the count rate at this position, using Bayesian statistics
(Kraft, Burrows & Nousek 1991), is 2.2e-3 count/s.

We do find a new X-ray source at position
RA  (J2000) =  17 08 03.52
Dec (J2000) = -32 02 31.5
or RA, Dec = 257.0147, -32.0421 degrees
with an uncertainty of 3.9 arcseconds (radius, 90% confidence). This is 7.3 arcminutes from the INTEGRAL position, and lies
outside the given 3.6 arcminute radius error circle.
This source is 4.9-sigma significant, and has a count rate of (4.4 +3.6/-2.5)e-3 count/s. A source is listed at this position in a
number of optical and nIR surveys, and in the Atlas of Radio/X-ray associations (Flesch 2010) where it is classified as a double
radio lobe.
Three further low-significance (=<3-sigma) sources are present in the field.
The association of any of these with the INTEGRAL trigger is unclear.

No further Swift observations of this source are planned at this time.
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