P.Saracco,S.Covino,G.Ghisellini,D.Fugazza (AO Brera),
N.Masetti,E.Palazzi(ITeSRe, CNR, Bologna), E.Pian (OA Trieste),
A.Antonelli,F.Fiore,G.L.Israel,L.Stella (OA Roma),
S.Desidera (OA Asiago),
on behalf of a larger collaboration, report:
We have acquired 1800s exposure(2 images, 900s each)
in the R-band of the ~8x8 arcmin field centered on the
error box of the HETE GRB011212 (GCN #1194).
Observations have been carried out on December 13.15
UT at the Mt. Ekar 1.8 m telescope under no good seeing
conditions, the measured FWHM being ~3 arcsec.
The nominal limiting magnitude reached in the combined
image is R~22.7 (5 sigmas within 3 arcsec aperture).
We do not detect any object not present in the DSS plate,
with the exception of the asteroid previously quoted in
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