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GCN Circular 9206

GRB 090423: UKIRT data further analysis
2009-04-23T13:05:45Z (15 years ago)
Nial Tanvir at IofA U.Cambridge <>
A. Levan (U. Warwick), N. Tanvir (U. Leicester),
K. Wiersema (U. Leicester)

Further analysis of the data reported in GCN 9202 reveals that the
source did not fade appreciably (i.e. by more than ~0.15 mag) between
observations with mid-times 25 and 41 minutes post-burst.  However, we
do believe that the extension of the image is consistent with it
being a point source.

We note that the revised XRT error circle (GCN 9205) now contains this
source, making it likely the counterpart or host of this GRB.
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