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GCN Circular 16511

GRB 140703A: Monte Agliale Observatory optical observations
2014-07-03T15:29:33Z (10 years ago)
Fabrizio Ciabattari at Monte Agliale Obs <>
F. Ciabattari, S. Donati, E. Mazzoni, G. Petroni and M. Rossi (Monte Agliale Observatory, Borgo a 
Mozzano, Italy) report:

We observed the field of GRB 140703A (Kocevski et al., GCNC 16503) with the automatic 0.5m Newtonian
telescope + FLI ProLine PL4710 camera at Monte Agliale Observatory (Borgo a Mozzano, Italy, MPC code 
The observations started at 2014-07-03 01:57:43 UT (~80 minutes after the trigger) and we co-added
20 unfiltered CCD exposures of 20 seconds each.
We detect a new source of mag. R = 19.8 +/-0.3 (USNO-B1 catalogue) at the following position:
R.A.(J2000) = 00h 51m 59.01s
Dec.(J2000) = +45d 06' 06.1"
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