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GCN Circular 17527

GRB 150302A: NOT afterglow candidate
2015-03-02T06:25:52Z (9 years ago)
Antonio de Ugarte Postigo at IAA-CSIC <>
J.P.U. Fynbo (DARK/NBI), A. de Ugarte Postigo (IAA-CSIC, DARK/NBI),
T. Kruehler (ESO), and M. Saajasto (NOT) report on behalf of a larger collaboration:

We observed the field of GRB 150302A (Lien et al., GCN 17526) using the 
2.5m Nordic Optical Telescope with AlFOSC. Observations starting at 
05:59 UT (17 min after the GRB) reveal an optical counterpart within the 
XRT error box at coordinates 11:42:07.43 +36:48:38.9 (J2000.0), with a 
magnitude of r=22.3, calibrated against SDSS field stars.

[GCN OPS NOTE(02mar15), Per author's request, MS was added to the author list.]
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