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GCN Circular 8596

Subject
GRB081203: optical observation
Date
2008-12-03T15:01:11Z (15 years ago)
From
Alexei Pozanenko at IKI, Moscow <apozanen@iki.rssi.ru>
M. Andreev, A. Sergeev,  (Terskol Branch of Institute of Astronomy),  Ju. 
Babina  (CrAO) A. Pozanenko (IKI) on behalf of larger GRB follow up 
collaboration report:

We observed   the field of GRB 081203 detected by SWIFT ( with the Z-600 
telescope of Mt. Terskol observatory.  A few first unfiltered images confirm 
the presence bright afterglow detected by UVOT  Parsons  et al, GCN Parsons) 
in coordinates (J2000) 15 32 07.75 +63 31 15.04. A preliminary photometry 
at Dec.03 (UT) 14:29:30 against USNO-A2.0 (R) is 14.9 mag. Observation is 
continuing.
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