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GCN Circular 16110

GRB 140414A: Short burst found in ground analysis of BAT slew data
2014-04-14T15:38:15Z (10 years ago)
Jay R. Cummings at NASA/GSFC/Swift <>
J. R. Cummings on behalf of the Swift-BAT team

At 2014-04-14T06:06:29, IPN spacecraft triggered on GRB 140414A.  The burst
was about 0.7 seconds long, and appears to be in the SHB category. Swift was
executing a pre-planned slew maneuver at this time.  A mosaic image made from
BAT event data collected during the slew shows a 12 sigma source at
RA, Dec 195.310, +56.902, which is:

RA (J2000) 13h 01m 14.3s 	
Dec (J2000) 56d 54' 06"

with an estimated uncertainty radius of 4 arcmin (90% containment)

A Swift TOO request has been submitted to locate the afterglow with XRT.
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