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GCN Circular 5482

Subject
Swift-BAT trigger 226614 is not a GRB
Date
2006-08-26T16:04:09Z (18 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
D. Hullinger (BYU-Idaho), L. Barbier (GSFC), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
J. Cummings (GSFC/ORAU), E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC),
H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), D. Palmer (LANL),
A. Parsons (GSFC), T. Sakamoto (GSFC/ORAU), G. Sato (GSFC/ISAS),
M. Stamatikos (GSFC/ORAU), J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

Using the data set from T-119 to T+183 sec from recent telemetry downlinks,
we report that the Swift-BAT trigger (trigger=226614) at 09:58:14 UT
on 26 Aug 2006, tentatively labelled GRB 060826 (GCN 5480, Stamatikos et al.),
is not due to a GRB or any other astrophysical source.  This trigger 
is due to noise fluctuation in the image-domain.
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