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GCN Circular 5545

GRB 060908: PROMPT Detection of a Bright Counterpart
2006-09-08T09:29:08Z (18 years ago)
Melissa Nysewander at UNC,Chapel Hill <>
M. Nysewander, D. Reichart, K. Ivarsen, A. Foster, A. LaCluyze, J.A. Crain,

SkyNet observed the localization of GRB 060908 with four of the PROMPT
telescopes starting at 08:58:25 UT.

We note a very bright uncatalogued rapidly fading source at approximately
02:07:19, +00:20:30.

In the r' initial image beginning at 08:59:07 UT, 105 s after the trigger,
the source is at approximately r ~ 15.

Further analysis is underway.
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