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GCN Circular 16765

Subject
GRB 140903A: Confirmed Swift detection of a short burst
Date
2014-09-03T17:32:26Z (9 years ago)
From
Jay R. Cummings at NASA/GSFC/Swift <james.r.cummings@nasa.gov>
J. R. Cummings (NASA/UMBC) reports on behalf of the Swift Team:

At 15:00:30 UT, BAT triggered on GRB 140903A.  The onboard BAT localization
was at RA, dec = 238.036, +27.578, which is

RA (J2000)   15h 52m 08.6s 	 	
Dec (J2000)  +27d 34' 41"

with an estimated 90% uncertainty radius of 3 arcmin.

The BAT lightcurve shows a single peak about 0.45 seconds long.
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