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GCN Circular 21501

LIGO/Virgo G296853 TZAC TAROT observations
2017-08-17T08:38:15Z (7 years ago)
Michel Boer at CESR-CNRS <>
A. Klotz (IRAP/CNRS/UPS), R. Laugier (ARTEMIS/CNRS/UCA/OCA), K. Noysena 
(ARTEMIS/IRAP), M. Boer (ARTEMIS/CNRS/UCA/OCA) report on behalf of the 
TZAC collaboration:

The field of the LVC candidate event G296853 was observed with TCH 
(TAROT-Chile field 1.9 x 1.9 deg2), TCA (TAROT Calern, field 1.9 x 
1.9deg2) and TRE (TAROT La R��union field 4.0 x 4.0 deg2) from Aug. 9, 
2017 at 10h10m11s UT to Aug. 11, 2017, at 1h52m39s under good to 
variable conditions. 122 images lasting 120s each where generated. 
Fields observed at least twice have been checked for new sources with an 
upper limit of R > 17.5. For the other fields the analysis is still in 

List of fields that were observed, centered on (RA, DEC) :

TCH: 19.242 -20.171, 18.001 -22.035, 20.079 -22.035 from 
2017-08-09T10:10:11 to 2017-08-09T10:36:30 TCA: 19.514 -20.193, 20.369 
-22.057, 18.368 -22.060 from 2017-08-10T00:39:49 to 2017-08-10T02:40:38 
TCH: 18.061 -22.126, 20.074 -22.119, 19.227 -20.264 from 
2017-08-10T02:40:38 to 2017-08-10T04:17:29 TRE: 18.996 -30.232, 20.632 
-26.034, 19.565 -30.232, 20.966 -26.033, 18.161 -34.430, from 
2017-08-10T21:58:50 to 2017-08-11T01:50:39
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