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GCN Circular 1880

Subject
GRB 030226: Optical afterglow
Date
2003-02-26T08:12:13Z (21 years ago)
From
Paul Price at RSAA, ANU <pap@mso.anu.edu.au>
P.A. Price (RSAA, ANU), D.W. Fox (Caltech) & H.W. Chen (MIT) report:

The optical afterglow candidate reported in GCN #1879 has faded by
approximately 0.3 mag in an image taken 9 minutes later, and has no
discernible proper motion.

The afterglow coordinates are:

	RA: 11:33:04.9   Dec: 25:53:55.6   (J2000)

with error in each coordinate of approximately 0.5 arcsec.

A finding chart is available from
	http://www.mso.anu.edu.au/~pap/grb030226finder.ps
Offsets from the indicated sources to the afterglow are in:
	http://www.mso.anu.edu.au/~pap/grb030225finder.txt

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