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GCN Circular 22309

GRB 180103A: Swift/UVOT Upper Limits
2018-01-08T14:02:56Z (6 years ago)
Paul Kuin at MSSL <>
N.P.M. Kuin (UCL-MSSL) and A..P. Beardmore (U. Leicester) report
on behalf of the Swift/UVOT team:

The Swift/UVOT performed observations of the field of GRB 180103A
(Beardmore et al. GCN Circ. 22305).  No optical afterglow consistent
with the XRT position (Melandri et al. GCN. Circ. 22308) is
detected in the UVOT exposures.
Preliminary 3-sigma upper limits using the UVOT photometric system
(Breeveld et al. 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1358, 373) are:

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

v                  344.2       350.7         1044         >19.9
u                  344.2       350.7          848         >20.4

The magnitudes in the table are not corrected for the Galactic extinction
due to the reddening of E(B-V) = 0.48 in the direction of the burst
(Schlegel et al. 1998).
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