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GCN Circular 19768

GRB160804A: MASTER-SAAO observation
2016-08-04T19:50:30Z (8 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
N.Tyurina, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, 
P.Balanutsa,  A.Kuznetsov, D.Kuvshinov,
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Sternberg Astronomical Institute

D.Buckley, S. Potter, A.Kniazev
South African Astronomical Observatory

N.M.Budnev, O.Gres, K.Ivanov, S.Yazev,  V.A.Poleshchuk
Irkutsk State University

A. Tlatov, V.Senik, D. Dormidontov, A.V. Parhomenko
Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory

V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, A.Gabovich
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk

H.Levato , C.Saffe
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

F. Podest, C. Mallamaci, C. Lopez , R.Podesta
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

R. Rebolo, M. Serra Ricart, N. Lodieu, G. Israelian
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

MASTER-SAAO  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: 
located in SAAO was pointed to the  GRB160804A  (Swift trigger= 707231 
came only from (Marshall et al., GCN19761)
  at 2016-08-04 17:59:48 UT (16h27m01s after the trigger time). We have set 
of  images with unfiltered 
m_lim=20.7 (540s exposure).

We see the Swift/UVOT source (Breeveld et al., GCN 19764) at Ra Dec 
(2000)=14:46:31.14 +09:59:56.7  with unfiltered m_OT~ 20.3.

There is  a Sloan galaxy  in 0.182" with green g=21.7, red r=21.2m, i.e. 
possible host galaxy for this GRB.
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