Possible ALEXIS transient

(vsnet-alert 701)

We have detected a transient in the 1A telescope (130 Angstroms) in the past 12 hours. The exposure time is only 99 seconds, but I am sending this notice out as

1) there is no evidence of the "source" turning off and, more importantly,

2) due to operational limitations, we turned off Telescope Pair 1 this morning, so we will not be getting any more data on this potential source.

The location, precessed to J2000 time, is:

RA = 01h 35m 40.88s
Dec = -25.325 degrees

Again, please note the extremely limited exposure time.

Any followup observations would be appreciated. Thanks.

Sandra "Janeway" Fletcher         Phone: (505) 667-0509
NIS-2, MS D436                    Fax: (505)  665-4414
Los Alamos National Laboratory    e-mail: sfletcher@lanl.gov
Los Alamos, Nuevo Mejico 87545	  http://nis-www.lanl.gov/~sfletche

Astrophysics & Radiation Measurements Group, 
Nonproliferation & International Security Division

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