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GCN Circular 199

Subject
GRB990123, BeppoSAX WFC detection and NFI planned follow-up
Date
1999-01-23T14:53:46Z (25 years ago)
From
Luigi Piro at IAS/CNR Frascati <piro@alpha1.ias.rm.cnr.it>
Luigi Piro on behalf of the BeppoSAX team report:

On Jan.23, 9:47:14 UT BeppoSAX GRBM has been triggered by a burst,
GB990123 (also BATSE trigger n.7343), the strongest detected so far
simultaneously with the  WFC.

Preliminary coordinates from WFC are:
R.A.(2000)= 231.374
DEC(2000)= +44.754
with an error radius of about 5'

A follow-on with NFI is being planned.
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