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GCN Circular 8023

GRB 080727B: REM prompt observations
2008-07-27T09:11:06Z (16 years ago)
Paolo D'Avanzo at INAF-OAB <>
P. D'Avanzo, S. Covino, L.A. Antonelli, 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 080727B (Immler et al. GCN 8022) on 
July 27 starting at 08:14:25 UT (61 seconds after the burst). 
Observations were carried out at high airmass. In a series of 10s and 
30s exposures we do not see any afterglow candidate inside the XRT error 
box down to R > 16.0 and H > 13.0 (3sigma c.l.).
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