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GCN Circular 3706

GRB050730: Liverpool Telescope optical observations
2005-07-30T21:53:17Z (19 years ago)
Andreja Gomboc at LT,ARI,Liverpool JMU <>
A. Gomboc, C. Guidorzi, I.A. Steele, A. Monfardini, C.G. Mundell,
C.J. Mottram, R.J. Smith, D. Carter, M.F. Bode (Liverpool JMU) report:

The 2-m Liverpool Telescope followed up the Swift GRB050730 (Holland et
al, GCN 3704) and started observing its position at UT 20:37:21.
The GRB pipeline automatically detected an OT candidate at the position
RA 14:08:17.13, dec -03:46:17.7 (J2000) in agreement with the candidate
from UVOT (Holland et al., GCN 3704) and Sota et al. (GCN 3705).

The magnitude of the source is r'~17.3 (USNO-B1 calibrated) at ~50 min
after the burst.

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