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GCN Circular 1805

GRB 030115, optical candidate
2003-01-15T06:01:20Z (21 years ago)
Alberto Castro-Tirado at Astro. de Andalucia <>
A. J. Castro-Tirado, J. Gorosabel, V. Casanova
and E. Garc�a-Lobo (IAA-CSIC, Granada),
J. M. Castro Cer�n (ROA, San Fernando)
and A. de Ugarte (Oss. Astron. di Brera)


Following the detection of GRB 030115 by HETE, we have
obtained BVRI images at the 1.5-m telescope at IAA's
Observatorio de Sierra Nevada in Granada, starting on Jan
15.220 UT. An optical source with R about 18 which is not
in the DDS-2 (R) is seen at coordinates RA (2000) =
11 18 23.8 Dec (2000) = + 15 05 10 (preliminary). Further
observations are urged in order to confirm whether this is
the optical counterpart of GRB 030115. An ID chart will be
posted at:

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[GCN OPS NOTE (15Jan03): The "11 18 29.8 + 15 03 10" was changed
to "11 18 23.8 + 15 05 10".]
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