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GCN Circular 16253

GRB 140512A: Optical observations from the 2.5 m NOT
2014-05-13T03:16:22Z (10 years ago)
Antonio de Ugarte Postigo at IAA-CSIC <>
A. de Ugarte Postigo (IAA-CSIC, DARK/NBI), J. Gorosabel (IAA-CSIC,
UPV-EHU), D. Xu (DARK/NBI), T. Kruehler (ESO), A.A. Djupvik (NOT),
E. Gafton (OKC, Stockholm Univ.) and T. Libbrecht (Stockholm Univ.)
report on behalf of a larger collaboration:

We have observed the field of GRB 140512A (Pagani et al. GCN 16249)
with the AlFOSC instrument on the 2.5 m Nordic Optical Telescope (La
Palma, Spain), as part of the Stockholm remote observing school.
Observations consisted of 3x300s imaging in R, starting at 02:10 UT
(6.65 hrs after the burst). Observations were performed under variable
seeing conditions of 2.0-2.5". Preliminary photometry, based on the
USNO-B1.0 catalogue yields R~19.5 mag. Spectroscopic observations
are ongoing.
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