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GCN Circular 1228

GRB020124: Optical observations
2002-01-27T22:02:53Z (22 years ago)
Alexei Pozanenko at IKI, Moscow <>
S.Bondar' (Kosmoten), A.Pozanenko (IKI) and V.Rumyantsev (CrAO) report:

We have observed  the entire error box of GRB 020124 / HETE #1896
(GCN #1220) with 600mm automated telescope (TT600) of Kosmoten observatory.
9  images taken at 2002 Jan 24.94 covered the entire error box.

No new objects were found in comparison with DSS-2 in the GRB error  box.
Based on USNO-A2.0 catalogue we estimate limiting magnitude of the frame
covered optical transient (GCN 1221,1224 ) to be R=16.3.
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