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GCN Circular 8979

Subject
GRB 090313 OA candidate
Date
2009-03-13T09:27:18Z (15 years ago)
From
Ryan Chornock at UC Berkeley <chornock@astro.berkeley.edu>
R. Chornock, W. Li, and A. V. Filippenko report on behalf of the KAIT GRB team:

The Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) at Lick Observatory slewed to the
position of GRB 090313 and found a new bright source not present in the DSS:
Coordinates (J2000) 13:13:36.21  +08:05:49.8

The bright moon is hindering follow up, but the source appears to be mag ~16 and
 is a few arcseconds away from a galaxy.
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