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GCN Circular 30708

GRB 210824A: BOOTES-5/JGT optical upper limit
2021-08-24T21:59:55Z (3 years ago)
Youdong HU at IAA-CSIC <>
Y.-D. Hu, T.-R. Sun, E. Fernandez-Garcia, A. J. Castro-Tirado and M.D. Caballero-Garcia (IAA-CSIC), D. Hiriart, W. H. Lee (UNAM), C. J. Perez del Pulgar and I. Carrasco (UMA), I. H. Park (SKKU) on behalf of a larger collaboration, report:

The 60cm BOOTES-5/JGT robotic telescope at Observatorio Astronomico Nacional in San Pedro Martir (Mexico) automatically responded in 54 s to the Swift trigger of GRB 210824A (Page et al., GCNC 30700) , a burst which was also detected by Fermi (Fermi GBM team, GCNC 30699). In the co-added clear image (10 x 10 s), no optical afterglow is detected within the X-ray afterglow position (Page et al., GCNC 30700; Goad et al., GCNC 30702) down to 19.9 mag.

We thank the staff at Observatorio Astronomico Nacional in San Pedro Martir for its excellent support.
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