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GCN Circular 6962

GRB 071021: Xinglong TNT optical Upper Limit
2007-10-21T17:17:44Z (17 years ago)
L.P. Xin at NAOC <>
L.P. Xin, M. Zhai, Y.L. Qiu, J.Y. Wei, J.Y. Hu, J.S. Deng,
J. Wang and W.K. Zheng on behalf of EAFON report:
We have imaged the field of GRB 071021 (T. Sakamoto, et al.;
GCN 6958) with the TNT 0.8m telescope at Xinglong
Observatory started from  09:55:06.5 UT, 813.8880 after
the burst.  A series of White and R band images were
obtained, no new source was found in our combined
image within the error region of the XRT
(T. Sakamoto, et al.; GCN 6958) and the location reported 
by C. Guidorzi et al (GCN 6959)

The 3-sigma limit derived from
USNO-B1.0 R2 mag were: 
Band     Mid time     Exp time  Limit Mag
White   0.72 hours     40*20s     20.32 
R      1.38 hours      12*300s    20.85
R      3.25 hours      16*600s    21.69
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[GCN OPS NOTE(21oct07): Per author's request, the names for the 3 references
were changed T. Sakamoto, T. Sakamoto, and C. Guidorzi.]
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