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GCN Circular 3191

Subject
GRB 050408: Swift XRT Position
Date
2005-04-08T19:24:18Z (19 years ago)
From
Jamie A. Kennea at PSU/Swift-XRT <kennea@astro.psu.edu>
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 
team:

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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