Skip to main content
Testing. You are viewing the public testing version of GCN. For the production version, go to https://gcn.nasa.gov.
New Announcement Feature, Code of Conduct, Circular Revisions. See news and announcements

GCN Circular 28627

Subject
IceCube Alert 201014.09: Global MASTER-Net observations report
Date
2020-10-15T11:39:07Z (4 years ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <lipunov@xray.sai.msu.ru>
V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, F.Balakin, 
V.Vladimirov, D. Vlasenko, I.Gorbunov, D.Zimnukhov, V.Senik, T.Pogrosheva,
D.Kuvshinov,  D. Cheryasov
(Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI, Physics Department),

R. Podesta, C.Lopez, F. Podesta, C.Francile 
(Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar OAFA),

R. Rebolo, M. Serra 
(The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias),

D. Buckley 
(South African Astronomical Observatory),

O.A. Gres, N.M. Budnev, O.Ershova 
(Irkutsk State University, API),

A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov 
(Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory),

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




MASTER-Tunka robotic telescope  (Global MASTER-Net: http://observ.pereplet.ru, Lipunov et al., 2010, Advances in Astronomy, vol. 2010, 30L)  located in Russia (Applied Physics Institute, Irkutsk State University) was pointed to the IceCube Alert 201014.09 (trigger No 66310113,14h 41m 31.68s , +14d 25m 01.2s, R=0.68) errorbox  1 days 33013 sec after notice time and 1 days 33079 sec after trigger time at 2020-10-15 11:24:46 UT, with upper limit up to  16.8 mag. Observations started at twilight.  The observations began at zenith distance = 71 deg. The sun  altitude  is -11.8 deg. 

The galactic latitude b = 61 deg., longitude l = 12 deg.


Real time updated cover map and OT discovered available here: 
https://master.sai.msu.ru/site/master2/observ.php?id=1461072

We obtain a following upper limits.  

Tmid-T0  |      Date Time      |          Site       |             Coord (J2000)          |Filt.| Expt. | Limit| Comment
_________|_____________________|_____________________|____________________________________|_____|_______|_______|________

  119569 | 2020-10-15 11:24:46 |        MASTER-Tunka | (14h 45m 08.21s , +14d 50m 19.4s) |   C |   180 | 16.8 |        
Filter C is a clear (unfiltred) band. 


The observation and reduction will continue. 
The message may be cited.
Looking for U.S. government information and services? Visit USA.gov