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GCN Circular 26147

Subject
GRB 191031D: Gemini optical upper limit
Date
2019-11-02T19:25:43Z (5 years ago)
From
Eleonora Troja at NASA/GSFC/UMD <eleonora@umd.edu>
S.Dichiara (UMD, NASA-GSFC) and E. Troja (UMD, NASA-GSFC) report on behalf
of a larger collaboration:

We observed the field of the short duration GRB 191031D (Fermi GBM Team,
GCN Circ. 26111; D'Elia et al., GCN Circ. 26112) with the Gemini North
8-meter telescope located on Mauna Kea, beginning on 2019-11-02  04:43:08
UT, approximately 1.3 d post-burst. We obtained a series of 6x120s r-band
images using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph (GMOS).

No credible counterpart is detected within the enhanced X-ray position
(Osborne el al., GCN 26117) down to r > 25 AB mag, not corrected for
Galactic extinction.

We thank S. Stewart and the Gemini North staff for executing these
observations.
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