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GCN Circular 20367

GRB170104.78 MASTER-Net OT detection
2017-01-05T03:48:04Z (7 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
D.Buckley, S. Potter, A.Kniazev, M.Kotze
South African Astronomical Observatory

V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, D.Kuvshinov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa,
A.Kuznetsov, V.V.Chazov
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University

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

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

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

R. Podesta, Claudio Mallamaci, Carlos Lopez and Federico Podesta
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

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

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  GRB170104.78 921 sec after notice time and 921 sec after trigger time at 2017-01-04 18:53:57 UT. On our first (180s exposure)  set we  found 1 optical transient within Swift error-box (ra=352.496 dec=-29.9997 r=0.1) brighter then 18.4.

 T-Tmid      Date      Time       Expt.        Ra                Dec           Mag
    1011   2017-01-04 18:53:57     180   (23h 30m 07.38s , -30d 00m 32.4s)    16.91

The 5-sigma upper limit has been about 18.4mag
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