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GCN Circular 5337

GRB 060714: OA fading and a possible host detection
2006-07-18T17:30:53Z (18 years ago)
Pall Jakobsson at U Hertfordshire <>
Pall Jakobsson (U. Hertfordshire), Johan P.U. Fynbo,
Jens Hjorth (DARK, NBI), Nial Tanvir (U. Hertfordshire),
Javier Gorosabel (IAA-CSIC Granada), Tine B. Nielsen
and Karianne Holhjem (NOT, La Palma) report:

Using ALFOSC on the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) we
have obtained 6*300 s R-band imaging of the GRB 060714
optical afterglow (Krimm et al., GCN 5311) on July 17.942
(3.31 days after the burst). There is an indication that the
source might be extended, with a possible host contributing
to the detected flux. Using photometric zeropoints from the NOT
webpages we estimate the source magnitude to be R ~ 24.1.
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