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GCN Circular 6320

GRB 070419A, Optical observations
2007-04-19T19:36:25Z (17 years ago)
Shashi Bhushan Pandey at ARIES, INDIA <>
S. B. Pandey, Rupak Roy and Saurabh Sharma (ARIES Nainital), on behalf of larger
Indian GRB collaboration

Optical afterglow candidate (GCN 6304) of GRB 070419A, localized by SWIFT
(GCN 6302, trigger 276205), was monitored from ARIES Nainital, India
using 1-m telescope in R_c and I_c filters around 4 hours after the burst.
The total exposure given in R_c filter was 300sec*6 in good sky conditions.
Photometry of the stacked R_c frame poses an upper limit of ~22 mag (around 4.3
hours after the burst) at the location of OT in comparison to nearby
USNO-B1.0 star (GCN 6306).
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