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GCN Circular 15864

IPN Triangulation of extremely bright long GRB 140219A
2014-02-20T13:42:33Z (10 years ago)
Dmitry Svinkin at Ioffe Institute <>
K. Hurley and J. Goldsten, on behalf of the MESSENGER NS GRB team,

I. G. Mitrofanov, D. Golovin, M. L. Litvak, and A. B. Sanin,
on behalf of the HEND-Odyssey GRB team,

S. Golenetskii, R. Aptekar, V. Pal'shin, D. Frederiks, D. Svinkin, and 
T. Cline on behalf of the Konus-Wind team,

A. von Kienlin, X. Zhang, A. Rau, V. Savchenko, E. Bozzo, and C. 
Ferrigno, on behalf of the INTEGRAL SPI-ACS GRB team,

K. Yamaoka, M. Ohno, Y. Hanabata, Y. Fukazawa, T. Takahashi, M. Tashiro,
Y. Terada, T. Murakami, and K. Makishima, on behalf of the Suzaku WAM
team, and

V. Connaughton, M. S. Briggs, C. Meegan, V. Pelassa, and A. Goldstein, 
on behalf of the Fermi GBM team, report:

The extremely bright long 140219A has been observed by Fermi/GBM 
(trigger 414531995), INTEGRAL (SPI-ACS), Suzaku (WAM), Mars Odyssey 
(HEND) and MESSENGER (GRNS), so far, at about 71192 s UT (19:46:32).

We have triangulated it to a preliminary, 3 sigma error box whose 
coordinates are:
idx  RA(2000),deg  Dec(2000),deg
      156.44         7.46
1    157.06	    10.06
2    156.56	    7.30
3    155.51	    4.70
4    156.31	    7.66
The error box area is 0.644 sq. deg, and its maximum dimension is 5.57 
deg (the minimum one is 0.36 deg).

This box can be improved.

A triangulation map is posted at
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