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GCN Circular 20063

GRB161017.74 MASTER-Net OT detection
2016-10-17T17:55:48Z (8 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, D.Varda, E.Sinyakov
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk

E. Gorbovskoy, V. Lipunov, V.Kornilov, D.Kuvshinov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, V.V.Chazov,
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University

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

V.Krushinski, I.Zalozhnih,  A. Popov
Ural Federal University, Kourovka

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

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

Hugo Levato and Carlos Saffe
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

Claudio Mallamaci, Carlos Lopez and Federico Podest
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

R. Rebolo, M. Serra, N. Lodieu, G. Israelian, L. Suarez-Andres
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

MASTER II  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: located in Blagoveschensk was pointed to the  GRB161017.74 70 sec after notice time and 96 sec after trigger time at 2016-10-17 17:53:27 UT. On our 3-th (20s exposure)  set we  found 1 optical transient within SWIFT error-box (ra=09 31 03 dec=+43 08 31 r=0.050000) brighter then 14.5.

 T-Tmid      Date      Time       Expt.        Ra                Dec           Mag
     106   2016-10-17 17:53:27      20   (  9h 31m 04.6s , +43d  7m 35.9s)    13.44

The 5-sigma upper limit has been about 14.5mag
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