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GCN Circular 35082

Subject
Swift GRB 231117A: Global MASTER-Net observations report
Date
2023-11-17T15:42:59Z (3 months ago)
From
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <lipunov@xray.sai.msu.ru>
Via
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V. Lipunov, V.Kornilov, E. Gorbovskoy, K. Zhirkov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, V.Senik,  D. Vlasenko,
G.Antipov, D.Zimnukhov, E.Minkina, A.Chasovnikov, V.Topolev, D.Kuvshinov, D. Cheryasov, Ya.Kechin, Yu.Tselik, A. Sosnovskij
(Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI, Physics Department),

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

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

D. Buckley
(South African Astronomical Observatory),

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

L.Carrasco, J.R.Valdes, V.Chavushyan, V.M.Patino Alvarez, J.Martinez,
A.R.Corella, L.H.Rodriguez
(INAOE, Guillermo Haro Astrophysics Observatory),

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

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

MASTER-Kislovodsk robotic telescope  (Global MASTER-Net: http://observ.pereplet.ru, Lipunov et al., 2010, Advances in Astronomy, vol. 2010, 30L)  located in Russia (Lomonosov MSU, Kislovodsk Solar Station of Pulkovo observatory) was pointed to the Swift GRB 231117A ( S. Laha et al., GCN 35071) errorbox  44404 sec after notice time and 44429 sec after trigger time at 2023-11-17 15:23:48 UT, with upper limit up to  19.2 mag. The observations began at zenith distance = 29 deg. The sun  altitude  is -17.8 deg. 

The galactic latitude b = -34 deg., longitude l = 74 deg.


Real time updated cover map and OT discovered available here: 
https://master.sai.msu.ru/site/master2/observ.php?id=2307518

We obtain a following upper limits.  

Tmid-T0  |          Site       |Filt.| Expt. | Limit| Comment
_________|_____________________|_____|_______|______|________

   44519 |   MASTER-Kislovodsk |   C |   180 | 18.0 |        
   44519 |   MASTER-Kislovodsk |   C |   180 | 17.9 |        
   44920 |   MASTER-Kislovodsk |   C |   180 | 18.5 |        
   44920 |   MASTER-Kislovodsk |   C |   180 | 19.2 |        
Filter C is a clear (unfiltred) band. 


The observation and reduction will continue. 
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