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GCN Circular 36372

GRB 240502B: Fermi GBM Final Real-time Localization
2024-05-02T14:34:15Z (16 days ago)
Fermi GBM Team at MSFC/Fermi-GBM <>
The Fermi GBM team reports the detection of a likely LONG GRB

At 14:23:42 UT on 2 May 2024, the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) triggered and located GRB 240502B (trigger 736352627.229972 / 240502600).

The on-ground calculated location, using the Fermi GBM trigger data, is RA = 309.1, Dec = 28.6 (J2000 degrees, equivalent to J2000 20h 36m, 28d 36'), with a statistical uncertainty of 5.3 degrees.

The angle from the Fermi LAT boresight is 7.0 degrees.

The skymap can be found here:

The HEALPix FITS file, including the estimated localization systematic, can be found here:

The GBM light curve can be found here:

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