SWIFT Problems?

Swift Trigger 28742: False trigger due to star tracker loss, NASA GSFC

"At 19:54 UT, Swift suffered a loss of star tracker lock, and the Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) then interpreted Sco X-1 as a GRB (trigger=287421). The BAT position notice correctly contained the comment line: COMMENTS: This trigger occured while the StarTracker had lost lock, so it is possibly bogus. Star tracker recovery is currently underway."

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