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GCN Circular 23430

GRB 181119A: Insight-HXMT/HE detection
2018-11-22T13:14:55Z (5 years ago)
QiBin Yi at IHEP, HXMT <>
Q. B. Yi, C. K. Li, X. B. Li, G. Li, J. Y. Liao, S. L. Xiong, 
C. Z. Liu, X. F. Li, Z. W. Li, Z. Chang, J. L. Zhao,
A. M. Zhang, Y. F. Zhang, X. F. Lu, C. L. Zou (IHEP), Y. J. Jin, 
Z. Zhang (THU), T. P. Li (IHEP/THU), F. J. Lu, L. M. Song, 
H. Y. Wang, M. Wu, Y. P. Xu, S. N. Zhang (IHEP), 
report on behalf of the Insight-HXMT team: 

At 2018-11-19T14:32:27.200 (T0), the Insight-HXMT/HE detected 
GRB 181119A (trigger ID: HEB181119605) in a routine search of the data,
which was also triggered by Fermi/GBM (trigger number 564330742)

The Insight-HXMT/HE light curve mainly consists of multiple 
pulses with a duration (T90) of 14.82 s measured from T0-10.03 s. 
The 1-s peak rate, measured from T0+4.79 s, is 680.6 cnts/s. 
The total counts from this burst is 2060.5 counts. 

All measurements above are made with the CsI detectors operating in the 
regular mode with the energy range of about 80-800 keV (record energy). 
Only gamma-rays with energy greater than about 200 keV can penetrate 
the spacecraft and leave signals in the CsI detectors installed inside 
of the telescope. 

Insight-HXMT is the first Chinese space X-ray telescope, which was 
fundedjointly by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and 
the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 
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