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GCN Circular 6012

Subject
Swift-BAT Trigger 255685 is not a GRB
Date
2007-01-11T23:12:31Z (17 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
M. Stamatikos (GSFC/ORAU), L. Barbier (GSFC), S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC),
P. Boyd (GSFC), J. Cummings (GSFC/UMBC), 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), J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:
 
Using the data set from T-120 to T+182 sec from the recent telemetry downlink,
we report that Swift-BAT trigger #255685 (Palmer, et al, 6011) is not a GRB.
It was caused by a cosmic ray shower in the spacecraft.  All 71 events occurred
in a single 100-microsec interval.
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