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GCN Circular 35100

Subject
GRB 231118A: Fermi GBM Final Real-time Localization
Date
2023-11-18T17:27:02Z (3 months ago)
From
Fermi GBM Team at MSFC/Fermi-GBM <do_not_reply@GIOC.nsstc.nasa.gov>
Via
email
The Fermi GBM team reports the detection of a likely LONG GRB

At 17:16:29 UT on 18 Nov 2023, the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) triggered and located GRB 231118A (trigger 722020594.832338 / 231118720).

The on-ground calculated location, using the Fermi GBM trigger data, is RA = 4.0, Dec = -48.2 (J2000 degrees, equivalent to J2000 00h 16m, -48d 12'), with a statistical uncertainty of 1.4 degrees.

The angle from the Fermi LAT boresight is 118.0 degrees.

The skymap can be found here:
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/FTP/fermi/data/gbm/triggers/2023/bn231118720/quicklook/glg_skymap_all_bn231118720.png

The HEALPix FITS file, including the estimated localization systematic, can be found here:
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/FTP/fermi/data/gbm/triggers/2023/bn231118720/quicklook/glg_healpix_all_bn231118720.fit

The GBM light curve can be found here:
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/FTP/fermi/data/gbm/triggers/2023/bn231118720/quicklook/glg_lc_medres34_bn231118720.gif


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