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GCN Circular 29179

GRB 201227A: AGILE detection of a burst
2020-12-27T19:57:36Z (3 years ago)
Francesco Longo at U of Trieste,INFN Trieste <>
A. Ursi (INAF/IAPS), F. Verrecchia, C. Pittori (SSDC, and INAF/OAR),
F. Longo (Univ. Trieste and INFN Trieste), M. Tavani (INAF/IAPS, and
Univ. Roma Tor Vergata), A. Argan, M. Cardillo, C. Casentini, Y.Evangelista,
G. Piano (INAF/IAPS),  F. Lucarelli (SSDC, and INAF/OAR), A. Bulgarelli,
V. Fioretti, F. Fuschino, N. Parmiggiani (INAF/OAS-Bologna), M. Marisaldi
(INAF/OAS-Bologna, and Bergen University), M. Pilia, A. Trois
(INAF/OA-Cagliari), I. Donnarumma (ASI), A. Giuliani (INAF/IASF-Mi),
report on behalf of the AGILE Team:

The AGILE Mini-CALorimeter (MCAL) detected a short burst at
T0 = 2020-12-27 15:14:07.40 +/- 0.01 s (UTC) detected also by
Fermi/GBM (trigger 630774852).

The event lasted about 0.10 s and released a total number of ~480 counts
in the detector (in the 0.4-100 MeV energy range),
above an average background rate of 676 counts / s.

The light curve shows a single sharp peak and can be found at

The AGILE-MCAL detector is a CsI detector with a 4 pi FoV,
sensitive in the energy range 0.4-100 MeV.

Additional analysis of AGILE data is in progress.

Automatic MCAL GRB alert Notices can be found at:
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