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GCN Circular 22086

Subject
GRB 171102B: Swift/UVOT Upper Limits
Date
2017-11-03T05:32:40Z (7 years ago)
From
Sam LaPorte at PSU <sjl5346@psu.edu>
GRB 171102B: Swift/UVOT Upper Limits

S. J. LaPorte (PSU) and T. N. Ukwatta (LANL)
report on behalf of the Swift/UVOT team:

The Swift/UVOT began settled observations of the field of GRB 171102B
125 s after the BAT trigger (Ukwatta et al., GCN Circ. 22082).
No optical afterglow consistent with the XRT position
(Osborne et al. GCN Circ. 22084)
is detected in the initial UVOT exposures.
Preliminary 3-sigma upper limits using the UVOT photometric system
(Breeveld et al. 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1358, 373) for the first
finding chart (FC) exposure and subsequent exposures are:

Filter         T_start(s)   T_stop(s)      Exp(s)         Mag

white_FC          4979         5129          147         >20.2
u_FC               125          375          246         >19.8
white             4979         5749          344         >20.5
v                  432        11930         1160         >19.3
b                  381        18368         1057         >20.5
u                  125        24106         2391         >21.5
w1                 481        23421         2042         >20.7
m2                 456        22515         1843         >21.3
w2                 407        11017         1179         >20.7

The magnitudes in the table are not corrected for the Galactic extinction
due to the reddening of E(B-V) = 0.75 in the direction of the burst
(Schlegel et al. 1998).
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