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GCN Circular 18805

GRB 160101A: MITSuME Akeno optical upper limits
2016-01-02T17:14:36Z (8 years ago)
Taketoshi Yoshii at Tokyo Tech <>
T.Fujiwara, Y.Saito,T.Yoshii, Y.Tachibana, Y.Yano, 
Y.Ono, S.Harita, Y.Muraki, Y. Yatsu, and N. Kawai (Tokyo Tech)
report on behalf of the MITSuME collaboration:

We observed the field of GRB 160101A (D.Itoh et al., GCN Circular #18793) with the optical three color (g', Rc, and Ic) CCD cameras attached to the MITSuME 50 cm telescope of Akeno Observatory, Yamanashi, Japan.

The observation started on 2016-01-01 18:33:56 UT (~17.8 h after the burst). We cound not detect any optical point source in the error circle of the previously reported afterglow detected by Swift-XRT (L.Izzo et al., GCN Circular #18795) in all three bands.

Three sigma upper limits are listed below.

T0+[hour]      MID-UT      T-EXP[sec]         g'           Rc           Ic
 18.9839      20:18:08          780            > 18.5     > 18.2     > 17.4
T0+ : Elapsed time after the burst
T-EXP: Total Exposure time
We used GSC2.3 catalog for flux calibration
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