Skip to main content
Testing. You are viewing the public testing version of GCN. For the production version, go to
New Announcement Feature, Code of Conduct, Circular Revisions. See news and announcements

GCN Circular 9883

GRB 090902B: WSRT Radio Observation
2009-09-04T07:17:14Z (15 years ago)
Alexander van der Horst at NASA/MSFC <>
A.J. van der Horst (NASA/MSFC/ORAU) A.P. Kamble, R.A.M.J. Wijers
(U of Amsterdam) and C. Kouveliotou (NASA/MSFC) report on behalf of
a large collaboration:

"We observed the position of the GRB 090902B afterglow with the
Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope at 4.8 GHz at September 3 12.72 UT
to September 4 0.35 UT, i.e. 1.07 - 1.55 days after the burst (GCN 9866).
We detect a radio source at the 4-sigma level with a flux density
of 111 +/- 28 microJy at the position of the optical counterpart
(GCN 9869, GCN 9874).

We would like to thank the WSRT staff for scheduling and obtaining these
Looking for U.S. government information and services? Visit