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GCN Circular 27917

Swift GRB200612.19: Global MASTER-Net OT detection
2020-06-12T05:17:43Z (4 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, D.Kuvshinov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa,
A.Kuznetsov, A.V. Krylov, I. Gorbunov, D. Vlasenko, F. Balakin
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University

R. Podesta, Carlos Lopez and F. Podesta
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

Hugo Levato
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

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

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

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

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

MASTER-OAFA robotic telescope (Global MASTER-Net:, Lipunov et al., 2010, Advances in Astronomy, vol. 2010, 30L) located in Argentina (OAFA observatory of San Juan National University) was pointed to the  GRB200612.19 19 sec after notice time and 495 sec after trigger time at 2020-06-12 04:47:52 UT. On our 4-th (180s exposure)  set , obtained 960 sec after tigger time at 2020-06-12 04:55:38 UT, we  found 1 optical transient within Swift error-box (ra=302.679 dec=-45.3569 r=0.05) brighter than  18.2.

 T-Tmid      Date      Time       Expt.        Ra                Dec           Mag
    1050   2020-06-12 04:55:38     180   (20h 10m 48.64s , -45d 20m 06.7s)     17.9

The 5-sigma upper limit has been about  18.2mag
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