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GCN Circular 1499

Subject
GRB020812: NIR observations
Date
2002-08-16T17:51:16Z (22 years ago)
From
Andrea Di Paola at Rome Astron.Obs.-INAF <dipaola@mporzio.astro.it>
A. Arkharov (1), V. Larionov (2), A. Di Paola (3),
A. Antonelli (3)

1) Pulkovo Observatory (RU)
2) St.Petersburg University (RU)
3) Rome Astronomical Observatory (IT)

on the behalf of the GROAR Team, report:

We have imaged the error box of the GRB020812
(G. Ricker et al. GCN 1468) from Campo Imperatore
Observatory with the 1.1 meters AZT-24 telescope
and the SWIRCAM Near Infra-Red camera. Observations
started on 12-08-2002 20:19:44 UT and ended on 
12-08-2002 01:27:10 UT.

About 40% of the error box has been imaged at IR
wavelengths both in J and K bands. No new source has
been detected and the counterpart reported by A.Pozanenko
(GCN 1481) is not detected down to a limiting magnitude
of J 18 and K 17.

The images can be found at http://grb.mporzio.astro.it.

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