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GCN Circular 1731

Subject
HETE 2493: Optical candidate
Date
2002-12-11T12:11:51Z (21 years ago)
From
Paul Price at RSAA, ANU at CIT <pap@srl.caltech.edu>
D.W. Fox and P.A. Price (Caltech) report:

We have observed the error circle of HETE trigger #2493 with the Palomar
48-inch + NEAT unfiltered CCD camera.  We find a point source at
approximate J2000 coordinates: 

	8:08:59.883 6:43:37.88	

that is not present on the DPOSS F plate.  The source appears stationary,
and appears to be fading.

Further observations are planned.

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