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GCN Circular 4726

GRB060210:Faulkes Telescope North Afterglow Confirmation
2006-02-10T05:44:19Z (18 years ago)
Carole Mundell at ARI, JMU,Liverpool <>
C.G. Mundell, A. Melandri, A. Gomboc,  C. Guidorzi, I. A. Steele,
C.J. Mottram, A. Monfardini, R.J. Smith, M.F. Bode (Liverpool JMU),
E. Rol, P. O'Brien, N. Bannister (U. Leicester) report:
"The 2-m Faulkes Telescope North robotically followed up GRB060210
(SWIFT trigger 180977) 4.18 min after the GRB trigger time.
The automatic "detection mode" procedure detected an uncatalogued 
candidate at:
RA(J2000):  03:50:57.37   
Dec(2000): +27:01:34.40    
(positional uncertaintly 0.5")

with magnitude R = 18.1 mag (wrt USNOB1).

This source is coincident with that of  Fox et al. (GCN 4723) and Li et
al. (GCN 4725) and found to be fading, thus confirming it as the

Observations and analysis are ongoing.
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