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GCN Circular 3396

Subject
GRB 050509B, Optical Observations
Date
2005-05-09T18:02:14Z (19 years ago)
From
Kuntal Mishra at ARIES,Nainital,India <kuntal@upso.ernet.in>
Kuntal Misra and S. B. Pandey (ARIES Naini Tal), on behalf of larger 
Indian GRB collaboration

Afterglow candidate (GCN 3388) of the short duration GRB 050509B,
localized by SWIFT (GCN 3381), was monitored from ARIES Naini Tal, India 
using 1-m telescope. The total exposure given in R_c band was 900sec*4 in 
good sky conditions, around 11 hours after the burst. Photometry of the 
stacked frame poses an upper limit of ~ 22 mag at the location of OT in 
comparison to nearby USNO-A2.0 stars.

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