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GCN Circular 24157

GRB 190422A: Swift-BAT refined analysis
2019-04-23T15:19:18Z (5 years ago)
Amy Lien at GSFC <>
T. Sakamoto (AGU), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
J. R. Cummings (CPI), H. A. Krimm (NSF/USRA),
A. Y. Lien (GSFC/UMBC), C. B. Markwardt (GSFC),
M. J. Moss (GWU), D. M. Palmer (LANL),
M. Stamatikos (OSU), 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
we report further analysis of BAT GRB 190422A (trigger #899979)
(Moss et al., GCN Circ. 24147).  The BAT ground-calculated position is
RA, Dec = 182.126, -60.167 deg which is
   RA(J2000)  =  12h 08m 30.3s
   Dec(J2000) = -60d 10' 02.6"
with an uncertainty of 2.4 arcmin, (radius, sys+stat, 90% containment).
The partial coding was 82%.

The mask-weighted light curve shows a multi-peaked structure. The emission
started before the source entered the BAT FOV, and lasted until ~T+360 s.
The main peak occurred at ~ T+175 s. We cannot determine T90 since
the available data do not cover the entire burst emission.

The time-averaged spectrum from T+6.39 to T+359.48 sec is best fit by a
power-law model.  The power law index of the time-averaged spectrum is
1.76 +- 0.08.  The fluence in the 15-150 keV band is 6.5 +- 0.3 x 10^-6
The 1-sec peak photon flux measured from T+174.47 sec in the 15-150 keV band
is 2.6 +- 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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