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GCN Circular 22732

GRB 180514A: MITSuME Akeno optical upper limits
2018-05-15T01:05:34Z (6 years ago)
Ryosuke Itoh at Tokyo Institute of Tech. <>
R. Itoh, K. L. Murata, Y. Tachibana, S. Harita, K. Morita, T. Ozawa, H. Mamiya,
K. Shiraishi, Y. Yatsu, and N. Kawai (Tokyo Tech)
report on behalf of the MITSuME collaboration:

We searched for the optical counterpart of GRB 180514A
(LaPorte et al., GCN Circular #22723)
with the optical three color (g', Rc, and Ic) CCD cameras attached to
the MITSuME 50cm telescope of Akeno Observatory, Yamanashi, Japan.

The observation started on 2018-05-14 13:39:12 UT.
We did not find any point source at the position of the XRT error
circle in all three bands. We obtained following limits for the magnitudes.

T0+[min]    MID-UT      T-EXP[sec]    g'       Rc        Ic
~13.6      14:18:59  4,200   >18.7   >19.2   >18.1

T0+ : Elapsed time after the burst
T-EXP: Total Exposure time
We used UCAC-4 catalog for flux calibration.
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