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GCN Circular 25856

GRB 190926A: Upper Limit from OSN T150 Observation
2019-09-27T19:44:40Z (5 years ago)
Alexander Kann at IAA-CSIC <>
D. A. Kann, M. Blazek (both HETH/IAA-CSIC), A. de Ugarte Postigo 
(HETH/IAA-CSIC, DARK/NBI), C. C. Thoene, K. Bensch, J. F. Agui (all 
HETH/IAA-CSIC), and A. Sota (IAA-CSIC) report:

We observed the field of GRB 190926A (Melandri et al. GCN #25848) with 
the 1.5m OSN telescope, at Sierra Nevada Observatory (Granada, Spain). 
The observation is centered 0.7321 days after the GRB and consisted of 
41 x 180 s exposures in the Ic band for a total exposure time of 7380 s.

No new object is detected within the refined XRT error circle (Goad et 
al. GCN #25850) down to a 3-sigma limit of Ic(AB) = 23.6 mag, as 
compared to stars of the PanSTARRS catalog. This is in agreement with 
other non-detections (Lipunov et al., GCN #25849, Zheng & Filippenko, 
GCN # 25852, Oates & Melandri, GCN #25853, Adachi et al., GCN #25854); 
and the very high-significance detection of excess hydrogen column 
density in the XRT observations (Sbarufatti et al., GCN #25851) 
indicates this is a dark GRB, and less likely a high-redshift one.
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