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GCN Circular 7747

Subject
GRB 080516, GROND further analysis
Date
2008-05-18T18:03:48Z (16 years ago)
From
Sylvio Klose at TLS Tautenburg <klose@tls-tautenburg.de>
R. Filgas (Tautenburg), A. Kupcu-Yoldas, J. Greiner (MPE Garching),
A. Rossi, S. Klose (Tautenburg), A. Yoldas, T. Kruehler (MPE), and
G. Szokoly (Eoetvoes Univ. Budapest and MPE)
report on behalf of the GROND team:


Our previous report (Filgas et al., GCN 7740) contains a typo in the
reported r'-band magnitude. It must be read r'=21.92 +/- 0.2 instead of 
23.92 +/- 0.2. We apologize for this mistake. 

After a re-analysis of the data, to correct for the effects of the nearby 
star, we conclude that the object is not detected in the g' band to an 
upper limit of g' > 23.0. From the SED of the afterglow, we estimate a 
photometric redshift of z = 3.2 +/- 0.3 using HyperZ (Bolzonella et al. 
2000).
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