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GCN Circular 5229

Subject
GRB060602B : REM infrared observations
Date
2006-06-06T13:20:23Z (18 years ago)
From
Andrea Melandri at Liverpool John Moores U <axm@astro.livjm.ac.uk>
A. Melandri, E. Distefano, S. Covino, E. Molinari, G. Chincarini, 
F.M. Zerbi, L.A. Antonelli, V. Testa, G. Tosti, F. Vitali, P. Conconi, 
G. Cutispoto, G. Malaspina, L. Nicastro, E. Palazzi, E. Meurs, 
P. Goldoni, on behalf of the REM/ROSS Team, report:


We imaged the field of GRB 060602B (Schady et al., GCN 5200) with 
the 60 cm robotic telescope REM starting at June 3, 01:37:43.5 UT, 
i.e about 1.72 hours after the burst. 

Due to poor meteo conditions at LaSilla a short serie of images 
with the infrared camera were taken with J,H and K filters for 
a total integration time of 100s in each filter.

The analysis of the entire dataset do not show any infrared source 
inside of XRT error circle (Schady et al., GCN 5200; Beardmore et al., 
GCN 5209) down to limiting magnitude of 15.1, 13.2 and 12.2 
respectively (5 sigma uper limit)


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