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GCN Circular 16227

GRB 140508A: 1.23m CAHA BVRI-band observations
2014-05-08T23:02:30Z (10 years ago)
Javier Gorosabel at IAA-CSIC <>
J.  Gorosabel  (UPV-EHU/IAA-CSIC),  A. Sanchez-Lavega  (UPV/EHU), S.  Perez-Hoyos   (UPV/EHU), R. Hueso (UPV/EHU), J. Ugarte  (UPV/EHU), I. Ordonez (UPV/EHU),  E. Arandia (UPV/EHU), I. Perez de Nanclares (UPV/EHU), on behalf of the BEGIRA project:

"We observed  the  field  of GRB140508A (GCN Cir. 16224,16225) starting on May 8.93559  UT. The optical transient detected by Singer et al. (GCN Cir. 16226) is clearly detected in our images with an approximate Vega magnitude  of R=18.8 with respect to the USNO B1.0."
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