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GCN Circular 29861

GRB 210420B: KAIT Optical Observations
2021-04-21T14:39:40Z (3 years ago)
Weikang Zheng at UC Berkeley <>
WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report on

behalf of the KAIT GRB team:

The 0.76-m Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT), located at

Lick Observatory, responded to the Swift GRB 210420B (Moss et al.,

GCN 29844) starting at ~0.61 days after the Swift trigger (Lien et al.

GCN 29854). A total of 30x60s images were obtained in the clear (roughly R)

filters. We detect the optical afterglow (Lipunov et al., GCN 29845;

GCN 29846; Hu et al., GCN 29847; Sun et al., GCN 29848; Leonini et al.,

GCN 29851; de Ugarte Postigo et al., GCN 29852; Watson et al., GCN 29858)

in the coadd image with a mag of 19.9 +/- 0.2, calibrated to the

Pan-STARRS1 catalog.
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