The Ulysses supplement to the Granat/WATCH catalog of cosmic gamma-ray bursts

K. Hurley, Niels Lund, Søren Kristian Brandt, C. Barat, T. Cline, R. Sunyaev, O. Terekhov, A. Kuznetsov, S. Sazonov, A. Castro-Tirado

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We present third Interplanetary Network (IPN) localization data for 56 gamma-ray bursts in the Granat/WATCH catalog that occurred between 1990 November and 1994 September. These localizations are obtained by triangulation using various combinations of spacecraft and instruments in the IPN, which consisted of Ulysses, BATSE, Pioneer Venus Orbiter, Mars Observer, WATCH, and PHEBUS. The intersections of the triangulation annuli with the WATCH error circles produce error boxes with areas as small as 16 arcmin(2), reducing the sizes of the error circles by factors of up to 800.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAstrophysical Journal Supplement Series
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)549-560
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • gamma rays : bursts
  • catalogs

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