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GCN Circular 26512

Subject
LIGO/Virgo S191220af: Global MASTER-Net observations report
Date
2019-12-20T12:48:06Z (4 years ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <lipunov@xray.sai.msu.ru>
V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, F.Balakin, 
V.Vladimirov, D. Vlasenko, I.Gorbunov, D.Zimnukhov, V.Senik, T.Pogrosheva,
D.Kuvshinov,  D. Cheryasov
(Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI, Physics Department),

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

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

R. Rebolo, M. Serra 
(The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias),

D. Buckley 
(South African Astronomical Observatory),

O.A. Gres, N.M. Budnev, O.Ershova 
(Irkutsk State University, API),

A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov 
(Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory),

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




MASTER-Amur robotic telescope  (Global MASTER-Net: http://observ.pereplet.ru, Lipunov et al., 2010, Advances in Astronomy, vol. 2010, 30L)  located in Russia (Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University) started inspect of the LIGO/Virgo S191220af errorbox  761 sec after notice time and 1023 sec after trigger time at 2019-12-20 12:41:17 UT, with upper limit up to  17.2 mag. The observations began at zenith distance = 24 deg. The sun  altitude  is -48.1 deg. 

The galactic latitude b = 60 deg., longitude l = 61 deg.


Real time updated cover map and OT discovered available here: 
https://master.sai.msu.ru/site/master2/ligo_1.php?id=11083

We obtain a following upper limits.  

Tmid-T0  |      Date Time      |          Site       |             Coord (J2000)          |Filt.| Expt. | Limit| Comment
_________|_____________________|_____________________|____________________________________|_____|_______|_______|________

    1053 | 2019-12-20 12:41:17 |         MASTER-Amur | (04h 38m 46.14s , +71d 00m 59.7s) |   C |    60 | 17.2 |        
Filter C is a clear (unfiltred) band. 


The observation and reduction will continue. 
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