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GCN Circular 5119

Subject
GRB060512 Name Correction: LT Afterglow detection
Date
2006-05-13T00:29:56Z (18 years ago)
From
Carole Mundell at ARI, JMU,Liverpool <cgm@astro.livjm.ac.uk>
C.G. Mundell and I.A. Steele report on behalf of the Liverpool GRB group:
 
 "We incorrectly named GRB 060512 as 060513; we apologize for the
mistake and reiterate:

The 2-m Liverpool Telescope followed up GRB060512 (SWIFT trigger 209755)
approximately 20 min after the GRB trigger time. We confirm the UVOT
identification of a fading OT (Cummings et al GCN 5117)
 
 at:  13:03:05.8   +41:11:26.8   +\- 0.5 arcsec (J2000)
  
 with magnitude r' = 18.2 +/- 0.3 mag (vs USNOB1) at 46 min. 
  
 Observations and analysis are ongoing.
  
 This message may be cited"
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