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GCN Circular 3191

GRB 050408: Swift XRT Position
2005-04-08T19:24:18Z (19 years ago)
Jamie A. Kennea at PSU/Swift-XRT <>
A. A. Wells, A. F. Abbey, J. P. Osborne, A. P. Beardmore, (U. Leicester), 
J. A. Kennea, M. Chester, D. N. Burrows, J. A. Nousek (PSU), M. Capalbi, 
F. Tamburelli (ASDC), P. Romano, C. Pagani, G. Chincarini (INAF-OAB), G. 
Cusumano, V. La Parola, (INAF-IASF/Palermo), D. Lamb (U. Chicago), G. 
Ricker (MIT) and N. Gehrels (GSFC), report on behalf of the Swift XRT 

The Swift XRT observed the field of the HETE burst GRB050408 (Sakamoto 
etal. 2005, GCN 3189) at 17:05:18 UT.  We find a bright fading uncataloged 
X-ray source located at:

RA(J2000) = 12:02:17.4,
Dec(J2000) = +10:51:03

We estimate an uncertainty of about 6 arcseconds.   This source is located 
78 arcseconds from the HETE SXC-Ground position in GCN 3189.
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