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GCN Circular 36170

Subject
GRB 240419A: Prompt enhanced Swift-XRT position
Date
2024-04-19T02:37:35Z (3 months ago)
From
Phil Evans at U of Leicester <pae9@star.le.ac.uk>
Via
email
P.A. Evans (U. Leicester) reports on behalf of the Swift-XRT team:

Using  promptly downlinked XRT event data for GRB 240419A, we find an
enhanced XRT position of the afterglow: RA, Dec: 94.53358, -44.99999
which is equivalent to:
   RA (J2000)  = 06 18 08.06
   Dec (J2000) = -44 59 60.0
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/1222955.

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

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


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