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GCN Circular 9514

GRB 090618: KAIT optical afterglow
2009-06-18T08:52:20Z (15 years ago)
Daniel Perley at U.C. Berkeley <>
D. A. Perley reports on behalf of the KAIT GRB team:

The Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) responded to GRB 090618 
and began taking data at 08:31:10 (UT).  A bright (~14th magnitude) 
optical afterglow is visible in the initial set of exposures at the 
following position:

RA   19:35:58.80
dec +78:21:25.5

Further follow-up is in progress.
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