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GCN Circular 19938

Subject
GRB 160925A / Fermi 496473540: Global MASTER Net OT discovery
Date
2016-09-26T07:51:33Z (8 years ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <lipunov@xray.sai.msu.ru>
V. Lipunov, O.Gress, N.Tyurina, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov,
P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, D.Kuvshinov
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Sternberg Astronomical Institute

D.Buckley, S. Potter,
South African Astronomical Observatory

H. Levato, C. Saffe
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

R.Podesta, C.Lopez, F. Podesta
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)


R. Rebolo, M. Serra Ricart, N. Lodieu, G. Israelian
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

K.Ivanov, J.Rabinovich, N.M.Budnev, 
Irkutsk State University

A. Tlatov, V.Senik, D. Dormidontov, A.Parkhomenko
Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory

V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, A.Gabovich
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk



MASTER-SAAO  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: http://observ.pereplet.ru) 
pointed to the FERMI GBM trigger 496473540 (GRB160925A ) at 2016-09-25
2016-09-25 18:00:46 UT and automatically started inspection (there was a 
day at the trigger time 05:18:56.45UT).

MASTER-SAAO auto-detection system discovered OT source at
(RA, Dec) = 22h 28m 17.90s -14d 56m 57.4s
on 2016-09-25.75053 UT with  unfiltered magnitude m_OT=15.9m (mlim=19.7m), 
Bmag=15.3, Imag=15.9 (Gress et al. ATEL #9548).

There is no any known sources inside 5" in VIZIER database, it gives 
amplitude of current outburst more then 6mag.

The discovery and reference images are available at 
http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/222817.90-145657.4.png

Spectral observations are required.

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