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GCN Circular 6072

Subject
Swift-BAT trigger 259527 is a Cosmic Ray Shower
Date
2007-02-07T01:15:31Z (17 years ago)
From
Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC <scott@lheamail.gsfc.nasa.gov>
S. D. Barthelmy (GSFC), J. Cummings (GSFC/ORAU), N. Gehrels (GSFC), 
H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), D. Palmer (LANL)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

The Swift-BAT trigger (trigger=259527) at 19:58:51 UT on 06 Feb 2007,
is not due to a GRB or any other astrophysical source.  This trigger 
is due to a cosmic ray shower event in the spacecraft.
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