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GCN Circular 1685

Subject
GRB 021112: Optical Observations
Date
2002-11-13T00:16:11Z (21 years ago)
From
Melissa Nysewander at UNC,Chapel Hill <mnysewan@physics.unc.edu>
J. Schaefer, S. Savage, R. Canterna (U. Wyoming), M. Nysewander, and D.
Reichart (U. North Carolina) report:

We observed the inner 90% of the 40-arcminute diameter error circle of GRB
021112 (GCN 1682) with the 0.6-meter Red Buttes Observatory telescope
beginning 1.8 hours after the burst.  We integrated without filter for 1800
seconds per pointing x four pointings.

Visual comparison with the DSS2-Red reveals no obvious counterpart to the
limiting magnitude of the DSS.

[GCN OPS NOTE (13nov02):  The Circ 1683 reference was changed to 1682.]
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