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GCN Circular 21958

GRB 171001A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
2017-10-02T14:11:12Z (7 years ago)
Amy Lien at GSFC <>
M. Stamatikos (OSU), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
J. R. Cummings (CPI), H. A. Krimm (NSF/USRA),
A. Y. Lien (GSFC/UMBC), C. B. Markwardt (GSFC),
D. M. Palmer (LANL), T. Sakamoto (AGU),
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 171001A (trigger #775553)
(Lien et al., GCN Circ. 21946).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 22.080, -11.928 deg which is
  RA(J2000)  =  01h 28m 19.2s
  Dec(J2000) = -11d 55' 39.6"
with an uncertainty of 2.2 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 72%.

The mask-weighted light curve shows a multi-peaked structure that starts
at ~T+11 s and ends at ~T+37 s. The major peaks occur at ~T+13 s, ~T+17 s,
and ~T+32 s, respectively. T90 (15-350 keV) is 22.8 +- 2.0 sec (estimated
error including systematics).

The time-averaged spectrum from T+11.40 to T+37.02 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.48 +- 0.19.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 6.4 +- 0.8 x 10^-7 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+31.42 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.9 +- 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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