GCN Circular 8717
Rupak Roy, Brajesh Kumar, S. B. Pandey and Brijesh Kumar (ARIES, NainiTal, India, on behalf of larger Indian GRB collaboration) GRB 081222, localized by Swift (Grupe et al. GCN 8691), was observed with 1.04m telescope at NainiTal starting ~ 9 hours after the burst in R_c and I_c filters. Photometry of the co-added R_c frames (300 sec x 6) did not detect the optical afterglow candidate (Covino et al. GCN 8692) down to a limiting magnitude of ~ 21 mag in comparison to nearby USNO stars. This message may be cited.