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GCN Circular 16186

GRB 140428A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
2014-04-29T19:57:28Z (10 years ago)
Amy Lien at GSFC <>
H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), W. H. Baumgartner (GSFC/UMBC),
J. R. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC), N. Gehrels (GSFC), D. Kocevski (NASA/GSFC/ORAU)
A. Y. Lien (NASA/UMBC), C. B. Markwardt (GSFC), D. M. Palmer (LANL),
T. Sakamoto (AGU), M. Stamatikos (OSU), J. Tueller (GSFC),
T. N. Ukwatta (MSU) (i.e. the Swift-BAT team):

Using the data set from T-240 to T+602 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 140428A (trigger #597519)
(Kocevski et al., GCN Circ. 16177).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 194.365, 28.331 deg which is
  RA(J2000)  =  12h 57m 27.5s
  Dec(J2000) = +28d 19' 53.4"
with an uncertainty of 2.2 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 70%.

The mask-weighted light curve shows a multi-peaked structure starts
at ~T-14 s and ends at ~T+6 s. The structure contains two main peaks
at ~T-4 s and ~T+2 s. T90 (15-350 keV) is 17.42 +- 5.90 sec (estimated
error including systematics).

The time-averaged spectrum from T-14.19 to T+5.82 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.54 +- 0.26.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 3.4 +- 0.6 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+1.30 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.6 +- 0.2 ph/cm2/sec.  All the quoted errors are at the 90% confidence

The results of the batgrbproduct analysis are available at
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