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GCN Circular 2861

Subject
GRB 041218; optical candidate
Date
2004-12-18T21:37:13Z (19 years ago)
From
Javier Gorosabel at LAEFF-INTA, Madrid <jgu@laeff.esa.es>
J. Gorosabel, A. de Ugarte, A.J. Castro-Tirado, M.Jelinek (IAA-CSIC),
S. Pedraz (CAHA), report


 "We have acquired multicolour optical observations with 
 the 2.2m CAHA telescope (+BUSCA) starting at ~18:00 UT at the 
 position of GRB 041218 (GCN 2858). Visual comparison 
 reveals an  object that shows a clear decay. The position
 is:

            RA(J2000)=01:39:07.7 
           DEC(J2009)=+71:20:28.8

 Further observations are in progress.

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