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GCN Circular 8717

GRB 081222:Optical afterglow observation
2008-12-23T18:13:10Z (15 years ago)
Rupak Roy at ARIES <>
Rupak Roy, Brajesh Kumar, S. B. Pandey
and Brijesh Kumar (ARIES, NainiTal, India, on behalf of larger
Indian GRB collaboration) 

GRB 081222, localized by Swift (Grupe
et al. GCN 8691), was observed with 1.04m telescope at NainiTal
starting ~ 9 hours after the burst in R_c  and I_c
Photometry of the co-added R_c frames (300 sec x 6)
did not detect the optical afterglow candidate (Covino et al. GCN
8692) down to a limiting magnitude of ~ 21 mag in comparison to
nearby USNO stars.
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