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GCN Circular 12835

Subject
GRB 120116A: MASTER Early optical limit
Date
2012-01-16T18:33:12Z (12 years ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <gcncirc@observ.inetcomm.ru>
V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, D.Kuvshinov, A.Belinski, N.Tyurina, 
N.Shatskiy, P.Balanutsa, V.V.Chazov,  A.Kuznetsov,
D.Zimnukhov, M. Kornilov, A.Kuznetsov, D.Zimnukhov, M. Kornilov,
A.Sankovich, S. Shurpakov
Moscow State University,  Sternberg Astronomical Institute

K.Ivanov, V.A.Poleshchuk, S.Yazev, N.M.Budnev, O.Gres,
O.Chuvalaev,E.Konstantinov,
  Irkutsk State University

  V.Krushinski, I.Zalozhnich, A. Popov
Ural State University, Kourovka

E. Sinykov, V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, D.Varda,
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk

A. Tlatov, A.V. Parhomenko, D. Dormidontov, V.Sennik
Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory



MASTER II  robotic double telescope (MASTER-Net: 
http://observ.pereplet.ru)  located in Tunka was pointed to the 
GRB120116A 10 sec s after notice time and 31 sec after GRB time
at 2012-01-16 18:06:59.889 UT.

On our first (10s exposure) set we haven`t found optical transient
within SWIFT XRT error-box (Melandri et al, GCN Circ 12834) in both 
polarizations.

The 3-sigma unfiltered upper limit has been about 15.0 mag
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