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GCN Circular 21156

GRB 170526A, Swift-BAT refined analysis
2017-05-27T18:52:59Z (7 years ago)
Amy Lien at GSFC <>
C. B. Markwardt (GSFC), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
J. R. Cummings (CPI), H. A. Krimm (NSF/USRA),
A. Y. Lien (GSFC/UMBC), D. M. Palmer (LANL),
T. Sakamoto (AGU), B. Sbarufatti (INAF-OAB/PSU),
M. Stamatikos (OSU), T. N. Ukwatta (LANL)
(i.e. the Swift-BAT team):

Using the data set from T-327 to T+1275 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 170526A (trigger #754549)
(Sbarufatti et al., GCN Circ. 21149).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 4.723, 1.277 deg which is
  RA(J2000)  =  00h 18m 53.6s
  Dec(J2000) = +01d 16' 35.7"
with an uncertainty of 2.4 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 94%.

The mask-weighted light curve shows a weak pulse structure that starts
at ~T0, peaks at ~ T+1 s, and ends at ~ T+10 s. T90 (15-350 keV) is 7.9 +- 1.6 sec
(estimated error including systematics).

The time-averaged spectrum from T+1.1 to T+10.0 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.25 +- 0.42.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 1.6 +- 0.4 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+1.10 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.3 +- 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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