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GCN Circular 4915

Subject
GRB060323: NOT observations
Date
2006-03-24T15:04:56Z (18 years ago)
From
Brian Lindgren Jensen at U.of Copenhagen <brian_j@astro.ku.dk>
Brian Lindgren Jensen, Jens Hjorth, Johan Fynbo (Dark Cosmology Centre)
and Hugo Schwarz (CTIO) report:

"We have obtained R band observations of GRB 060323 (Vetere et al., GCN
4904) with the 2.56-m Nordic Optical Telescope and StanCam at La Palma.
Observations started at UT 23.95 (8.2hr after the burst) and cover the
position of the Swift XRT source (Kennea et al., GCN 4909).

Inside the XRT error circle we clearly detect the source reported by
Covino et al. (GCN 4911) at a position of:

RA  =  11:37:45.21
Dec = +49:59:07.3

Additionally, we clearly detect the source reported by Kann et al. (GCN
4909). In our combined image it appears extended.

A finding chart of the field of the XRT error-circle can be found at:
http://www.astro.ku.dk/~brian_j/grb/grb060323.606/ "
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