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GCN Circular 2678

GRB040827 XMM-Newton observation
2004-08-27T20:18:26Z (20 years ago)
Norbert Schartel at XMM-Newton/ESA <>
P. Rodriguez-Pascual and B. Juarez:

Quick-Look-Analysis of the XMM-Newton observation of the
GRB040827 field based on 3ks exposures in the EPIC pn camera,
shows the presence of a source within the error circle.

XMMU J151701.3-160828 (J2000):
R.A. = 15h 17m 01.3s  Decl. = -16deg 08' 28''
with an estimated EPIC/pn count rate of 0.01 [counts/sec];

At this stage of reduction the position error is expected to
be less than 10''.
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