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Title: THE FIVE YEAR FERMI/GBM MAGNETAR BURST CATALOG

Since launch in 2008, the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) has detected many hundreds of bursts from magnetar sources. While the vast majority of these bursts have been attributed to several known magnetars, there is also a small sample of magnetar-like bursts of unknown origin. Here, we present the Fermi/GBM magnetar catalog, providing the results of the temporal and spectral analyses of 440 magnetar bursts with high temporal and spectral resolution. This catalog covers the first five years of GBM magnetar observations, from 2008 July to 2013 June. We provide durations, spectral parameters for various models, fluences, and peak fluxes for all the bursts, as well as a detailed temporal analysis for SGR J1550–5418 bursts. Finally, we suggest that some of the bursts of unknown origin are associated with the newly discovered magnetar 3XMM J185246.6+0033.7.
Authors:
 [1] ; ; ;  [2] ; ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [6] ;  [7] ;  [8] ;  [9] ;  [10] ;  [11] ;  [12] ;  [13] ;  [14] ;
  1. SciTec, Inc., 100 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 (United States)
  2. Department of Physics, The George Washington University, 725 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 (United States)
  3. Sabancı University, Orhanlı-Tuzla, İstanbul 34956 (Turkey)
  4. François Arago Centre, APC, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, F-75205 Paris (France)
  5. Department of Natural Sciences, The Open University of Israel, 1 University Road, P.O. Box 808, Raanana 43537 (Israel)
  6. Universities Space Research Association, NSSTC, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805 (United States)
  7. School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37232 (United States)
  8. Center for Data Science, New York University, 726 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003 (United States)
  9. Anton Pannekoek Institute, University of Amsterdam, Postbus 94249, 1090 GE Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  10. Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Giessenbachstrasse 1, D-85748 Garching (Germany)
  11. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, MS-108, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251 (United States)
  12. Planetarium Südtirol, Gummer 5, I-39053 Karneid (Italy)
  13. CSPAR, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 (United States)
  14. Jacobs Technology, Inc., Huntsville, AL (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22520218
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series; Journal Volume: 218; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; CATALOGS; COSMIC GAMMA BURSTS; MAGNETIC STARS; NEUTRON STARS; PULSARS; RESOLUTION