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GCN Circular 3045

GRB 050219b: Refined XRT position
2005-02-20T03:09:51Z (19 years ago)
David Burrows at PSU/Swift <>
J. L. Racusin (PSU), C. Pagani, S. Campana (INAF-OAB), V. La Parola 
(INAF-IASF/Palermo), D. C. Morris, D. N. Burrows, J. A. Nousek (PSU), O. 
Godet, A. F. Abbey (U. Leicester),  F. Tamburelli (ASDC), K. Hurley 
B. Zhang (U. Nevada), D. Hinshaw, L. Angelini, N. White, N. Gehrels (GSFC),
report on behalf of the Swift XRT team:

Ground processing of Photon Counting mode data from 3 epochs (roughly 3600 
- 10,000 s post-burst) gives the following refined Swift XRT afterglow 
position for GRB 050219b:

RA(J2000) = 05:25:15.3
Dec(J2000) = -57:45:09.2

The estimated uncertainty in this position is 6.3 arcseconds.
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