GRB 120815A

Time: 02:13:58
Trigger Number: 531003
Burst Advocate: Claudio Pagani

BAT Data:

RA: a 273.976
Dec: a -52.125
90% Error Radius: b 1.8
T90: c 9.7
Fluence: d 4.9 (0.7)
1s Peak Photon Flux: e 2.2 (0.3)
Photon Index: f 2.29, PL (0.23)

90% error in parentheses,
a J2000; b arcmin; c seconds; d 10-7 erg/cm2 (15-150 keV); e ph/cm2/sec (15-150 keV); f PL = simple power-law, CPL = cutoff power-law (15-150 keV)

BAT Light Curve:

BAT Light Curve for GRB 120815A

XRT Data:

RA: a 18:15:49.92
Dec: a -52:07:53.1
90% Error Radius: b 1.4
Time to First Observation: c 2686.79
Early Flux: d n/a
11 Hour Flux: d 0.1638908
24 Hour Flux: d 0.0798164
Initial Temporal Index: -0.9222
Spectral Index (Gamma): 1.84293
Column Density (NH): e 5.92144

Note: Please be aware that only the very basic temporal and spectral quantities are reported here. You are strongly encouraged to see the referenced GCN circulars for full details.
a J2000; b arcsec; c seconds; d 10-11 erg/cm2/s (0.3-10 keV); e 1021 cm-2

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UVOT Data:

RA: a 18:15:49.88
Dec: a -52:07:52.1
90% Error Radius: b 0.6
Time to First Observation: c 2672
V Magnitude: V=19.34
Other Filter Magnitudes: B=20.11

a J2000; b arcsec; c seconds

Other Burst Info:

2.358 (VLT/X-shooter: absorption)
Host Galaxy:
Other Observatory Detections:
MPG/ESO (2.2m), VLT/X-shooter


Due to an observing constraint, Swift did not slew until T0+40.6 minutes.


BAT: GCN 13645; GCN 13652
XRT: GCN 13647; GCN 13650; GCN 13653; Evans et al., 2009, MNRAS, 397, 1177
UVOT: GCN 13666
Redshift: GCN 13649 (VLT/X-shooter)
Other: GCN Report 387.1