T. N. Ukwatta (LANL), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
S. B. Cenko (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), M. Stamatikos (OSU)
(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 171004A (trigger #776347)
(Cenko et al., GCN Circ. 21966). The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 139.150, 52.684 deg which is
RA(J2000) = 09h 16m 35.9s
Dec(J2000) = +52d 41' 01.5"
with an uncertainty of 1.3 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 42%.
The mask-weighted light curve shows several overlapping peaks that starts
at ~ T+9 and ends at ~ T+160 s. The burst location went out of the BAT FOV
at ~ T+580 s, and thus we only have information of the burst emission before
then. T90 (15-350 keV) is 107.1 +- 14.5 sec (estimated error including
The time-averaged spectrum from T+9.08 to T+138.31 sec is best fit by a simple
power-law model. The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.67 +- 0.12. The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 3.0 +- 0.2 x 10^-6 erg/cm2.
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+48.34 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 0.9 +- 0.3 ph/cm2/sec. All the quoted errors are at the 90% confidence
The results of the batgrbproduct analysis are available at