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GCN Circular 3188

GRB050408: MASTER optical observations
2005-04-08T18:01:34Z (19 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
V. Lipunov, A.Krylov, V.Kornilov, G.Borisov, D.Kuvshinov,
A.Belinski,  M.Kuznetsov,  S.Potanin, G.Antipov,
E.Gorbovskoy, N.Tyurina

Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow

After  HETE alert 3711   MASTER robotic telescope
had  imaging  the corresponding area of the sky  under the bad weather
conditions at 17h21m53.75 UT (1h 09m after GRB Time, OUR SUNSET ).
There are no new object up to 14.7 on unfiltered image of the error box
(30s exposition, 6 square  degrees field).

The JPG-images   are available at
This is preliminary result.
Observations are continuing.
This message may be cited.

This work is supported by Moscow Union "Optic" and partly supported by
RFFI 04-02-16411.
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