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GRB 161023A (Integral trigger 7613) MASTER-Net bright OT detection
2016-10-23T23:06:38Z (8 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
E. Gorbovskoy, V. Lipunov,  N.Tyurina, V.Kornilov, P.Balanutsa, 
A.Kuznetsov, D.Kuvshinov,
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Sternberg Astronomical Institute

D.Buckley, S. Potter, A.Kniazev, M.Kotze
South African Astronomical Observatory

K.Ivanov, S.Yazev, N.M.Budnev, O.Gres, O.Chuvalaev, V.A.Poleshchuk
Irkutsk State University

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

V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, D.Varda, E.Sinyakov, A. Gabovich
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk

V.Krushinski, I.Zalozhnih,  A. Popov
Ural Federal University, Kourovka

Hugo Levato and Carlos Saffe
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

Claudio Mallamaci, Carlos Lopez and Federico Podest
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

R. Rebolo, M. Serra, N. Lodieu, G. Israelian, L. Suarez-Andres
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

MASTER II  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: 
located in SAAO was pointed to the  GRB161023.94 24 sec after notice time 
and 33 sec after trigger time at 2016-10-23 22:39:24 UT in two 
On our first (10s exposure)  and consequent images we  found optical 
bright transient   within INTEGRAL  error-box (ra=20 45 08 dec=-47 37 08 
r=0.054667) at following position:
RA                  Dec
20h 44m 05.21s , -47d 39m 48s.5

OT rise up to  maximum magnituge about  12.5 (~ 3 minutes after the 

The 5-sigma upper limit at first  has been about 16.11mag
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