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GCN Circular 4049

GRB050908: optical observations
2005-10-01T00:08:49Z (19 years ago)
Alexei Pozanenko at IKI, Moscow <>
D. Sharapov,  G. Abdullaeva, M. Ibrahimov (MAO), A.Pozanenko (IKI) on behalf 
of larger GRB follow up collaboration report:

We observed the error box  of GRB050908 (Goad et al, GCN 3942) with 1.5m 
telescope of Maidanak Astronomical Observatory. Set of  R images were taken 
between Sep.8 (UT) 21:28 - 22:04. The OT found by Torii (GCN 3943) is 
clearly visible in a stacked image. Preliminary photometry of the stacked 
image against of  USNO A2.0 is following:

Mid time,    Exposure, Filter, Mag.
(UT)           (s)

Sep.08 21:46   6x300   R       21.88 +/- 0.25

The stacked image can be found in

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