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GCN Circular 15050

GRB 130727A: Faulkes Telescope South optical afterglow
2013-07-27T19:44:30Z (11 years ago)
Cristiano Guidorzi at Ferrara U,Italy <>
C. Guidorzi (U. Ferrara), F. Virgili (LJMU) on behalf of
a large collaboration report:

The 2-m Faulkes Telescope South automatically began observing GRB
130727A (Stroh et al. GCN Circ. 15046) on July 27 2013 at 17:01:22 UT
(~16 min after the burst trigger).

Within the XRT error circle (Perri et al. GCN Circ. 15048) we
find a fading uncatalogued object at coordinates

RA(2000.0)=   22:03:11.66
Dec(2000.0)= -65:32:18.7   (error 0.5")

with the following magnitudes

Mid time from  Total Exp   Filter    Magnitude
trigger (min)   (s)
16.0            10          R       19.3 +- 0.3
47.1           180          R       20.1 +- 0.1

Magnitudes are calibrated against nearby USNO-B1 stars.
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