P. D'Avanzo, S. Covino, L.A. Antonelli, D. Malesani, D. Fugazza, L.
Calzoletti, S. Campana, G. Chincarini, M.L. Conciatore, S. Cutini, V.
D'Elia, F. D'Alessio, F. Fiore, P. Goldoni, D. Guetta, C. Guidorzi,
G.L. Israel, E. Maiorano, N. Masetti, A. Melandri, E. Meurs, L.
Nicastro, E. Palazzi, E. Pian, S. Piranomonte, L. Stella, G. Stratta,
G. Tagliaferri, G. Tosti, V.Testa, S.D. Vergani, F. Vitali report on
behalf of the REM team:
The robotic 60-cm REM telescope located at La Silla (Chile) observed
automatically the field of the GRB 081017 (Godet et al. GCN 8388) on Oct
17 starting about 6.5 min after the burst. Observations were carried
out at high airmass. In a series of 10s and 30s exposures, at we do not
see the any clear afterglow candidate inside the BAT error box down to R
> 17.0 and H > 15.5 (3sigma c.l.).