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GCN Circular 5420

GRB060807: optical afterglow candidate
2006-08-07T22:00:19Z (18 years ago)
Johan U. Fynbo at U.Copenhagen <>
Johan P. U. Fynbo (DARK/NBI), Amanda Djupvik (NOT), Evert Rol (Leicester),
Andreas Jaunsen (Oslo) report on behalf of a larger collaboration:

"We have observed the field of GRB 060807 (De Pasquale et al., GCN5409)
around Aug 7.9 with the Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma. In the XRT
error circle we detect a faint source at the position:

(RA, Dec) = 16:50:02.6,  +31:35:30.7 (J2000.0)

with an uncertainty of about 0.5". The source is detected in the V, R and
i bands and is not detected in the SDSS (Cool et al., GCN5415)."
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