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GCN Circular 9188

GRB 080408A: GAO 150cm telescope Optical Observation
2009-04-22T10:47:58Z (15 years ago)
Kenzo Kinugasa at Gunma Astro. Obs/Japan <>
K. Kinugasa, H. Takahashi, S. Honda, O. Hashimoto, H. Taguchi
 (Gunma Astronomical Observatory) report:

 The field of GRB 090408 (Stroh et al. GCN 9110) was observed
with the 150 cm telescope of the Gunma Astronomical Observatory.
Starting at 16:03 UT and 18.36 UT (1.03 and 2.58 hours after the
trigger), Rc and Ic frames were acquired for sets of 5 x 3-min
and 5 x 3-min exposures under a hazy sky condition.

  We did not detect any new point source within the BAT error circle
to limiting magnitudes below relative to USNO-B1.0 R2 and I magnitudes.

mid-UT     exp       band       mag.
16:12:59   5x3min    Rc         > 20.1
16:34:40   5x3min    Ic         > 19.4

27:45:46   5x3min    Rc         > 20.3
28:15:37   5x3min    Ic         > 19.3
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