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GCN Circular 6978

Radio detection of GRB 071020 with the VLA
2007-10-22T18:59:06Z (17 years ago)
Poonam Chandra at U Virginia/NRAO <>
P. Chandra (UVA/NRAO) and  D. A. Frail (NRAO) report on behalf of the
Caltech-NRAO-Carnegie GRB Collaboration:

"We observed the field centered on the XRT position of the Swift burst
GRB 071020 (GCN 6949) using the VLA at a frequency of 8.46 GHz.
The observations were taken at a mean time of 11.21 UT on 22nd Oct 07. 
We detect the radio afterglow of GRB 071020 at the following position:
RA(J2000) 07 58 39.78
Dec(J2000) +32 51 39.56
The flux density of the GRB is 186+/-26 uJy.

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