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GCN Circular 23759

Subject
GRB 190117A: Insight-HXMT/HE detection
Date
2019-01-19T09:26:21Z (5 years ago)
From
Shuo Xiao at IHEP <xiaoshuo@ihep.ac.cn>
S. Xiao, 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, X. F. Lu, J. L. Zhao,
A. M. Zhang, Y. F. Zhang, C. L. Zou (IHEP), Y. J. Jin, 
Z. Zhang (THU), T. P. Li (IHEP/THU), F. J. Lu, L. M. Song, 
M. Wu, Y. P. Xu, S. N. Zhang (IHEP), 
report on behalf of the Insight-HXMT team: 

At 2019-01-17T14:36:47.000 (T0), the Insight-HXMT/HE detected 
GRB 190117A (trigger ID: HEB190117608) in a routine search of the data, 
which was also triggered by Konus-Wind and INTEGRAL/SPI-ACS.

The Insight-HXMT/HE light curve mainly consists of multiple 
pulses with a duration (T90) of 23.29 s measured from T0+0.13 s. 
The 1-s peak rate, measured from T0+1.97 s, is 5013.1 cnts/s. 
The total counts from this burst is 21613.5 counts. 
URL_LC: http://www.hxmt.org/images/GRB/HEB190117608_lc.jpg 

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 
funded jointly by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and 
the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). 
More information could be found at: http://www.hxmt.org.
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