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Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser.
Volume 138, Number 3, September 1999
Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Afterglow Era Contents Rome, November 3-6, 1998
Page(s) 571 - 572
Published online 15 September 1999
DOI: 10.1051/aas:1999502

Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 138, 571-572

IBAS, the INTEGRAL Burst Alert System

A status report

B. Kretschmar1 - S. Mereghetti2 - D. Jennings1 - A. Pellizzoni2 - A. Robert1,3 - R. Walter1,4 - T.J.-L. Courvoisier1,4 - H. Pedersen5

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1 - INTEGRAL Science Data Centre, CH-1290 Versoix, Switzerland
2 - Istituto di Fisica Cosmica "G. Occhialini'', Milano, Italy
3 - IFIC, Valencia, Spain
4 - Geneva Observatory, CH-1290 Sauverny, Switzerland
5 - CUO, Copenhagen, Denmark

Received December 29, 1998; accepted April 21, 1999


We report on the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC) BURST ALERT SYSTEM, designed to automatically distribute GRB positions as measured with INTEGRAL within tens of seconds after the burst.

Key words: gamma-rays: bursts -- gamma-rays: observations -- instrumentation: miscellaneous

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