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GCN Circular 33990

GRB 230618A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
2023-06-18T04:31:34Z (a year ago)
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <>
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 230618A, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 196.60310, 3.30343
which is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 13 06 24.74
   Dec (J2000) = +03 18 12.3
with an uncertainty of 1.9 arcseconds (radius, 90% confidence).
Analysis of the promptly available data is online at

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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