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GCN Circular 26597

Subject
GRB 191227A: MITSuME Akeno optical upper limits
Date
2019-12-27T10:31:08Z (4 years ago)
From
Adachi Ryo at Tokyo Institute of Tech <adachi@hp.phys.titech.ac.jp>
R. Adachi, K. L. Murata, M. Oeda, K.Shiraishi, K. Iida, M. Niwano, F.
Ogawa, R. Hosokawa, S. Toma, N. Nakamura, Y. Yatsu, and N. Kawai
(TokyoTech) report on behalf of the MITSuME collaboration:

We observed the field of the optical counterpart (V. Lipunov et al.
#26596) of GRB 191227A (The Fermi GBM team #26593, A. Melandri et al.
#26595) with the optical three color (g���, Rc, and Ic) CCD cameras
attached to the MITSuME 50 cm telescope of Akeno Observatory,
Yamanashi, Japan.

The observation started on 19/12/27 08:08:42.73 UT. We did not detect
the optical counterpart in all three bands. We obtained the following
5-sigma limits for the magnitudes.

T0+[hour]    MID-UT T-EXP[sec]   5-sigma limits
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~6.75        08:57:46.67 3360         g���>17.4, Rc>16.9, Ic>16.2
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T0+ : Elapsed time after the burst
T-EXP: Total Exposure time
We used UCAC4 catalog for flux calibration.
The magnitudes are expressed in the AB system.
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