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GCN Circular 1986

GRB 030329: OT candidate
2003-03-29T13:43:32Z (21 years ago)
Ken ichi Torii at RIKEN <>
K. Torii (RIKEN) report:

 The entire error region of GRB 030329 (HETE trigger 2652) was
observed by the automated system at RIKEN (0.25-m f/6.8 reflector
equipped with unfiltered CCD AP6E). The observatin started at 2003
Mar. 29 12:52:09 UT and 60-s intergration is repeated.

 We find a new bright source at position (R.A., Dec.)  = (10 44 50.0,
+21 31 18) (J2000) (preliminary values with a formal error of 6
arcseconds in each coordinate). The object is about 13 mag (USNO-A2.0
red magnitude).

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