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GCN Circular 7342

GRB 080229: REM NIR observations
2008-03-01T07:00:23Z (16 years ago)
Paolo D'Avanzo at INAF-OAB <>
P. D'Avanzo, L.A. Antonelli, S. Covino, D. Fugazza, L.  Calzoletti, S. 
Campana, G.  Chincarini, M.L. Conciatore, S. Cutini, V. D'Elia, F. 
D'Alessio, F.  Fiore, P. Goldoni, D. Guetta,  C. Guidorzi, G.L. Israel, 
E. Maiorano, N. Masetti, A. Melandri, E. Meurs, L. Nicastro, E. Palazzi, 
E. Pian, S. Piranomonte, L.  Stella, G.  Stratta, G. Tagliaferri, G. 
Tosti, V.Testa, S.D. Vergani,  F. Vitali report on behalf of the REM team:

The robotic 60-cm REM telescope located at La Silla (Chile) observed 
automatically the field of the GRB 080229 (Cannizzo et al., GCN 7335) on 
March 01.154 UT (about 10.6 hours after the burst).

We do not detect any afterglow candidate inside the XRT error box down 
to the following limiting magnitudes (3sigma c.l., calibrated against 
the 2MASS catalog):

J > 16.3
H > 15.6
K > 14.4

Further analysis is in progress.
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