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GCN Circular 21994

Subject
GRB 171011A: MASTER-SAAO optical observations
Date
2017-10-11T19:12:29Z (7 years ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <lipunov@xray.sai.msu.ru>
V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, N.Tyurina, D.Kuvshinov, A.V.Krylov,
I.Gorbunov, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, V.V.Chazov, D. Vlasenko
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Sternberg Astronomical Institut of MSU

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

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

R.Podesta, C.Lopez, F. Podesta Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA),
National University of San Juan, Argentina

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

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

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

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


MASTER II  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: http://observ.pereplet.ru) 
located in SAAO was pointed to the  GRB171011A 34 sec after notice time 
and 273 sec after trigger time at 2017-10-11 18:37:20 UT. On our first 
(50s exposure)  set we  not found  optical transient within SWIFT 
error-box  (ra=236.758 dec=-10.0703 r=0.1) brighter then 17.7.


The observations made on zenit distance = 80 degrees, galaxy latitude b = 
33 degree.
The moon (59 % bright part) below the horizon (The altitude of the Moon is 
-51 degree ).
The sun  altitude  is -23.4 degree.
The error box can be observed till sunrise at 2017-10-12 03:59:47.

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