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GCN Circular 18857

Subject
Konus-Wind observation of GRB 160107A
Date
2016-01-13T13:36:22Z (8 years ago)
From
Anastasia Tsvetkova at Ioffe Institute <tsvetkova@mail.ioffe.ru>
S. Golenetskii, R.Aptekar, D. Frederiks, P. Oleynik, M. Ulanov,
D. Svinkin, A. Tsvetkova, A. Lysenko, A. Kozlova and T. Cline
on behalf of the Konus-Wind team, report:

The long-duration GRB 160107A
(MAXI/GSC detection: Nakagawa et al., GCN 18839;
Fermi GBM observation: Veres & Meegan, GCN 18844;
CALET Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor detection: Nakahira et al., GCN 18845)
triggered Konus-Wind at T0=80440.646 s UT (22:20:40.646).

The burst light curve shows multiple, partly overlapped peaks
in the interval from ~T0-40 s to ~T0+110 s.
The emission is seen up to ~5 MeV.

As observed by Konus-Wind, the burst
had a fluence of 2.48(-0.28,+0.54)x10^-5 erg/cm2,
and a 64-ms peak energy flux, measured from T0+25.232 s,
of 5.86(-1.22,+1.39)x10^-6 erg/cm2/s
(both in the 20 keV - 10 MeV energy range).

The time-integrated spectrum of the burst
(measured from T0 to T0+106.752 s)
is best fit in the 20 keV - 5 MeV range
by a power law with exponential cutoff model:
dN/dE ~ (E^alpha)*exp(-E*(2+alpha)/Ep)
with  alpha = -1.75(-0.16,+0.18),
and Ep = 131(-36,+85) keV (chi2 = 83/77 dof).
Fitting by the GRB (Band) model yields the same alpha and Ep,
and an upper limit on the high energy photon index:
beta < -2.0 (chi2 = 82/76 dof).

The spectrum near the peak count rate
(measured from T0+24.832 to T0+33.024 s)
is best fit in the 20 keV - 3 MeV range
by a power law with exponential cutoff model:
dN/dE ~ (E^alpha)*exp(-E*(2+alpha)/Ep)
with  alpha = -1.52(-0.16,+0.18),
and Ep = 198(-43,+86) keV (chi2 = 49/68 dof).
Fitting by the GRB (Band) model yields the same alpha and Ep,
and an upper limit on the high energy photon index:
beta < -2.1 (chi2 = 49/67 dof).

The Konus-Wind light curve of this GRB is available at
http://www.ioffe.ru/LEA/GRBs/GRB160107_T80440/

All the quoted errors are at the 90% confidence level.
All the quoted values are preliminary.
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