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GCN Circular 27891

GRB 200530A: Fermi-LAT detection
2020-06-05T18:03:00Z (4 years ago)
Francesco Longo at U of Trieste,INFN Trieste <>
F. Longo (University and INFN, Trieste), D. Kocevski (NASA/MSFC), N. Di
Lalla (Stanford University),
M. Ohno (Hiroshima Univ.), F. Fana Dirirsa (Univ. of Johannesburg), N.
Omodei (Stanford University)
and J. Racusin (NASA/GSFC) report on behalf of the Fermi-LAT Collaboration:

On May 30, 2020, Fermi-LAT detected high-energy emission from
GRB 200530A, which was also detected by Fermi-GBM at T0 = 00:44:10 UT (GCN

The GRB is detected at high energy (>100 MeV) by Fermi-LAT at a location of:
RA, Dec = 32.1, 69.2 (degrees, J2000) with an error radius of 0.5 deg
(90% containment, statistical error only).
This was ~40 deg from the LAT boresight when observations started,
and is ~6 deg from the GBM final ground position.
The photon flux above 100 MeV in the time interval 0 - 1000 s
after the GBM trigger is 5.5 e-06 +/- 1.8 e-06 ph/cm2/s.
The estimated photon index above 100 MeV is -2.3 +/- 0.3.
The highest-energy photon is a 1.6 GeV event which is observed
~100 seconds after the GBM trigger.
After ~T0+1000 s, the GRB location moved outside the LAT FoV.
When it re-entered in the LAT FoV at later times (from ~4800  to ~6700 s)
it was not detected.

The late time notification of this detection is due to a delay on the data
processing for the data of May 30.

The Fermi-LAT point of contact for this burst is
Francesco Longo (

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the energy band from 20 MeV to greater than 300 GeV.
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