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GCN Circular 1732

HETE 2493: Optical observations
2002-12-11T12:46:10Z (21 years ago)
Paul Price at RSAA, ANU at CIT <>
P.A. Price and D.W. Fox (Caltech) report:

A finding chart for the optical afterglow candidate reported in GCN #1731
is available from

The star marked "Offset1" is at approximate coordinates:
	8:08:58.387 6:43:25.83 J2000
and the offset to the afterglow candidate is 22.29" E and 12.72" N.

At this stage in analysis, we estimate that the afterglow was R ~ 19 mag
at Dec 11, 11:39 UT, and fading.

No spectroscopy can be done with Keck or Palomar 200-inch.  We encourage
any other observers to obtain spectroscopic observations with available

Further imaging observations are underway.

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