The interplanetary network database

K. Hurley, I. G. Mitrofanov, D. Golovin, M. L. Litvak, A. B. Sanin, W. Boynton, C. Fellows, K. Harshman, R. Starr, S. Golenetskii, R. Aptekar, E. Mazets, V. Pal'shin, D. Frederiks, D. Svinkin, D. M. Smith, W. Hajdas, A. Von Kienlin, X. Zhang, A. RauK. Yamaoka, T. Takahashi, M. Ohno, Y. Hanabata, Y. Fukazawa, M. Tashiro, Y. Terada, T. Murakami, K. Makishima, T. Cline, S. Barthelmy, J. Cummings, N. Gehrels, H. Krimm, D. Palmer, J. Goldsten, E. Del Monte, M. Feroci, M. Marisaldi, V. Connaughton, M. S. Briggs, C. Meegan

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Interplanetary Networks (IPNs) have been in use since the late 1970’s. The current IPN comprises 9 spacecraft and detects about 325 GRBs/year, roughly 100 of which are not localized by Swift or Fermi. It is an all-sky, full-time monitor for short-duration gamma-ray transients. We describe the IPN database, which is publicly available on the IPN website. It comprises, among other things, a GRB bibliography, a comprehensive list of bursts from 1990 to the present, and localization data. We also describe some of the uses of the IPN data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProceedings of Science
StatePublished - 2012
Event2012 Gamma-Ray Bursts Conference, GRB 2012 - Munich, Germany
Duration: May 7 2012May 11 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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