GCN Circular 488
L, Wang, D. A. Howell, M. Shetrone, J. C. Wheeler, M. Eracleous and P. Meszaros on behalf of the HET GRB follow-up team report: GRB 991216 was observed with the Low Resolution Spectrograph on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory. Three sets of data were obtained on UT December 18.167, 18.183, and 18.356. The data cover a wavelength range of 410-1000 nm. The data show no obvious emission or absorption lines. The flux peaks at around 6000 A.