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GCN Circular 16859

GRB 140930B: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
2014-09-30T20:39:57Z (10 years ago)
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <>
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 140930B, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 6.3478, 24.2948 which
is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 00 25 23.46
   Dec (J2000) = +24 17 41.3
with an uncertainty of 2.0 arcseconds (radius, 90% confidence).
Analysis of the promptly available data is online at

Position enhancement is is described by Goad et al. (2007, A&A, 476,
1401) and Evans et al. (2009, MNRAS, 397, 1177).

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