Gamma-ray Burst 991216

On December 16, 1999, 16:07:01 UT a very bright GRB was detected by BATSE (trigger 7906), and subsequently scanned by RXTE/PCA which detected a previously unknown X-ray source at 5 mCrab - interpreted to be the X-ray afterglow.

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