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GCN Circular 26877

Subject
GRB 200122B: Insight-HXMT/HE detection
Date
2020-01-25T14:13:08Z (4 years ago)
From
QiBin Yi at IHEP, HXMT <yiqb@ihep.ac.cn>
GRB 200122B: Insight-HXMT/HE detection

Q. B. Yi, S. Xiao, Q. Luo, C. Cai, 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,
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 2020-01-22T05:18:20.20 (T0), Insight-HXMT/HE detected 
GRB 200122B (trigger ID: HEB200122221) in a routine search of the data, 
which was also triggered by Fermi/GBM (NUM #601363105). 

The Insight-HXMT/HE light curve mainly consists of a single  
pulse with a duration (T90) of 2.16 s measured from T0-0.53 s. 
The 1-ms peak rate, measured from T0-0.06 s, is 1340 cnts/sec. 
The total counts from this burst is 1335 counts. 
URL_LC: http://www.hxmt.org/images/GRB/HEB200122221_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 (deposited 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 about it could be found at: 
http://www.hxmt.org.
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