Skip to main content
New Swift-BAT/GUANO and IceCube Notice Types Available! See news and announcements

GCN Circular 7959

Subject
GRB 080710: KAIT OA candidate
Date
2008-07-10T09:46:14Z (16 years ago)
From
Weidong Li at UC Berkeley KAIT/LOSS <weidong@astron.berkeley.edu>
W. Li, R. Chornock, D. A. Perley, and A. V. Filippenko,
University of California at Berkeley, on behalf of the KAIT
GRB team, report:

KAIT responded to GRB 080710 (Swift trigger 316534; Sbarufatti et al.,
GCN 7957; Sbarufatti et al., GCN 7958) and started to take images at
09:10:20 UT, 1.953 hours after the BAT trigger. There is an optical
afterglow at position

RA = 00:33:05.64
DEC = +19:30:05.7
(equinox J2000)

The measured magnitude is R = 16.8 in a 20s unfiltered image,
calibrated to USNO B1. Observations are ongoing.
Looking for U.S. government information and services? Visit USA.gov