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GCN Circular 9148

Subject
GRB 090418 OA candidate
Date
2009-04-18T11:16:22Z (15 years ago)
From
Ryan Chornock at UC Berkeley <chornock@astro.berkeley.edu>
R. Chornock, S. B. Cenko, W. Li, and A. V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report on
behalf of the KAIT GRB team:

The Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) at Lick Observatory automatically
slewed to the position of GRB 090418 and discovered a new new point source not
present in the DSS at coordinates (J2000):  17:57:15.17  +33:24:21.1

at an unfiltered magnitude of approximately 15.8 at UT=11:10:57.  Further
observations are in progress.
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