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GCN Circular 6275

GRB 070412: Nearby bright galaxy
2007-04-12T02:30:59Z (17 years ago)
Edo Berger at Carnegie Obs <>
E. O. Ofek (Caltech) and E. Berger (Carnegie) reports on behalf of a larger 

The XRT error circle of GRB 070412 (Romano et al. 2007; GCN 6273), 
coincides with the outskirts of a nearby (z=0.037) bright (r=13.6) galaxy 
(CGCG 215-024).

The XRT position is 46.5" from the galaxy center (34 kpc projected).

The SDSS coordinates of the galaxy are:
 	RA = 12:06:07.818
 	DEC= +40:09:02.68 (J2000)
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