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GCN Circular 33379

Subject
GRB 230228A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
Date
2023-02-28T06:35:05Z (a year ago)
From
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <pae9@leicester.ac.uk>
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 230228A, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 18.37804, 44.48289
which is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 01 13 30.73
   Dec (J2000) = +44 28 58.4
with an uncertainty of 1.9 arcseconds (radius, 90% confidence).
Analysis of the promptly available data is online at
http://www.swift.ac.uk/sper/1156572.

Position enhancement is is described by Goad et al. (2007, A&A, 476,
1401) and Evans et al. (2009, MNRAS, 397, 1177).

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