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GCN Circular 4286

Subject
GRB 051117B,optical observation
Date
2005-11-17T18:46:58Z (18 years ago)
From
Eri Sonoda at U of Miyazaki/Japan <sonoda@astro.miyazaki-u.ac.jp>
E.Sonoda,S.Maeno,M.Yamauchi
(University of Miyazaki)


"We have observed the field covering the error circle of
GRB 051117B(GCN4281;Swift-BAT Trigger time is 13:22:54 UT)
with the unfiltered CCD camera on the 30-cm telescope
at University of Miyazaki.
The observation was started 14:03:16 on Nov.17.
After co-adding a set of 7 images (14:03:16 - 14:10:31 UT)
of 30 sec exposures, we have compared with the USNO A2.0 catalog.
Preliminary analysis shows there is no new source brighter than
17.6 mag. in the XRT error region is reported by A.Beardmore et
al.(GCN4282)."
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