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GCN Circular 18129

GRB 150811A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
2015-08-11T22:09:07Z (9 years ago)
Amy Lien at GSFC <>
H. A. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
J. R. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC), P. A. Evans (U Leicester),
N. Gehrels (GSFC), A. Y. Lien (GSFC/UMBC),
C. B. Markwardt (GSFC), D. M. Palmer (LANL),
T. Sakamoto (AGU), M. Stamatikos (OSU),
T. N. Ukwatta (LANL) (i.e. the Swift-BAT team):

Using the data set from T-239 to T+963 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 150811A (trigger #651882)
(Evans, et al., GCN Circ. 18119).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 291.347, -15.434 deg which is
  RA(J2000)  =  19h 25m 23.3s
  Dec(J2000) = -15d 26' 00.8"
with an uncertainty of 1.9 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 67%.

The mask-weighted light curve shows a single FRED-like pulse that starts
at ~T+1 s, peaks at ~T+6 s, and ends at ~T+40 s. T90 (15-350 keV)
is 34.00 +- 6.25 sec (estimated error including systematics).

The time-averaged spectrum from T+1.51 to T+40.36 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
2.13 +- 0.27.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 4.9 +- 0.8 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+6.59 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.5 +- 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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