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GCN Circular 35411

GRB 231220A: Swift-XRT follow-up observations
2023-12-21T15:25:45Z (6 months ago)
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <>
C. Salvaggio (INAF-OAB), M. Ferro (INAF-OAB), S. Dichiara (PSU), J.A.
Kennea (PSU), A. Tohuvavohu (U. Toronto), J.P. Osborne (U. Leicester),
K.L. Page (U. Leicester), R. Brivio (INAF-OAB) and P.A. Evans (U.
Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Swift-XRT has performed follow-up observations of the GUANO-detected
burst GRB 231220A, collecting 3.6 ks of Photon Counting (PC) mode data
between T0+27.0 ks and T0+39.5 ks. 

No candidate counterpart was detected, with an upper limit of 
2.2×10-3 ct s-1 at the best BAT position (GCN 35409). 

One uncatalogued X-ray source was flagged as spurious 
after manual inspection. 

The results of the full analysis of the XRT observations are available

This circular is an official product of the Swift-XRT team.

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