GRB110901_120822_SWIFT at TAROT Calern observatory

TAROT Calern observatory log of images

AL_20110901_205645897_000002_15147401     0 star  filter C [249149.3s - 249329.3s] expo=180s elev=10.3deg humid= 82% sunelev=-27.1deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-14.0 )
AL_20110901_205956620_000002_15147401     0 star  filter C [249340.0s - 249520.0s] expo=180s elev=10.0deg humid= 77% sunelev=-27.5deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-14.0 )
AL_20110901_210307619_000002_15147401     0 star  filter R [249531.0s - 249711.0s] expo=180s elev= 9.7deg humid= 73% sunelev=-27.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-15.0 )
AL_20110901_210618589_000002_15147401     0 star  filter C [249721.9s - 249901.9s] expo=180s elev= 9.4deg humid= 71% sunelev=-28.2deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-16.0 )
AL_20110901_210929582_000002_15147401     0 star  filter C [249912.9s - 250092.9s] expo=180s elev= 9.1deg humid= 71% sunelev=-28.6deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-16.0 )
AL_20110901_211239379_000002_15147401     0 star  filter R [250102.7s - 250282.7s] expo=180s elev= 8.8deg humid= 69% sunelev=-29.0deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-17.0 )
AL_20110901_211647176_000002_15147501     0 star  filter C [250350.5s - 250530.5s] expo=180s elev= 8.4deg humid= 68% sunelev=-29.5deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-17.0 )
AL_20110901_211957428_000002_15147501     0 star  filter C [250540.8s - 250720.8s] expo=180s elev= 8.0deg humid= 68% sunelev=-29.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-18.0 )
AL_20110901_212307539_000002_15147501     0 star  filter R [250730.9s - 250910.9s] expo=180s elev= 7.7deg humid= 69% sunelev=-30.2deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-19.0 )
AL_20110901_212618444_000002_15147501     0 star  filter C [250921.8s - 251101.8s] expo=180s elev= 7.4deg humid= 69% sunelev=-30.6deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-19.0 )
AL_20110901_212929434_000002_15147501     0 star  filter C [251112.8s - 251292.8s] expo=180s elev= 7.0deg humid= 69% sunelev=-30.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-20.0 )
AL_20110901_213240386_000002_15147501     0 star  filter R [251303.8s - 251483.8s] expo=180s elev= 6.7deg humid= 69% sunelev=-31.3deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-20.0 )
AL_20110901_213658215_000002_15147601     0 star  filter C [251561.6s - 251741.6s] expo=180s elev= 6.2deg humid= 69% sunelev=-31.7deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-21.0 )
AL_20110901_214009189_000002_15147601     0 star  filter C [251752.5s - 251932.5s] expo=180s elev= 5.9deg humid= 70% sunelev=-32.0deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-21.0 )
AL_20110901_214320158_000002_15147601     0 star  filter R [251943.5s - 252123.5s] expo=180s elev= 5.5deg humid= 69% sunelev=-32.3deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-22.0 )
AL_20110901_214630407_000002_15147601     0 star  filter C [252133.8s - 252313.8s] expo=180s elev= 5.2deg humid= 69% sunelev=-32.6deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-23.0 )
AL_20110901_214941383_000002_15147601     0 star  filter C [252324.7s - 252504.7s] expo=180s elev= 4.8deg humid= 69% sunelev=-32.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-23.0 )
AL_20110901_215251681_000002_15147601     0 star  filter R [252515.0s - 252695.0s] expo=180s elev= 4.4deg humid= 69% sunelev=-33.2deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-24.0 )
AL_20110901_215659930_000002_15147701     0 star  filter C [252763.3s - 252943.3s] expo=180s elev= 3.9deg humid= 69% sunelev=-33.6deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-24.0 )
AL_20110901_220011106_000002_15147701     0 star  filter C [252954.5s - 253134.5s] expo=180s elev= 3.6deg humid= 70% sunelev=-33.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-25.0 )
AL_20110901_220321153_000002_15147701     0 star  filter R [253144.5s - 253324.5s] expo=180s elev= 3.2deg humid= 69% sunelev=-34.2deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-26.0 )
AL_20110901_220631216_000002_15147701     0 star  filter C [253334.6s - 253514.6s] expo=180s elev= 2.8deg humid= 70% sunelev=-34.4deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-26.0 )
AL_20110901_220941471_000002_15147701     0 star  filter C [253524.8s - 253704.8s] expo=180s elev= 2.4deg humid= 70% sunelev=-34.7deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-27.0 )
AL_20110901_221251518_000002_15147701     0 star  filter R [253714.9s - 253894.9s] expo=180s elev= 2.1deg humid= 70% sunelev=-34.9deg (moon at  55.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-27.0 )
AL_20110901_221652613_000002_15147801     0 star  filter C [253956.0s - 254136.0s] expo=180s elev= 1.6deg humid= 70% sunelev=-35.2deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-28.0 )
AL_20110901_222002633_000002_15147801     0 star  filter C [254146.0s - 254326.0s] expo=180s elev= 1.2deg humid= 71% sunelev=-35.4deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-28.0 )
AL_20110901_222312445_000002_15147801     0 star  filter R [254335.8s - 254515.8s] expo=180s elev= 0.8deg humid= 71% sunelev=-35.6deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-29.0 )
AL_20110901_222622726_000002_15147801     0 star  filter C [254526.1s - 254706.1s] expo=180s elev= 0.5deg humid= 71% sunelev=-35.9deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-30.0 )
AL_20110901_222933265_000002_15147801     0 star  filter C [254716.6s - 254896.6s] expo=180s elev= 0.1deg humid= 72% sunelev=-36.1deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-30.0 )
AL_20110901_223244218_000002_15147801     0 star  filter R [254907.6s - 255087.6s] expo=180s elev=-0.2deg humid= 72% sunelev=-36.2deg (moon at  54.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-31.0 )
Informations from GCN notice:
This is a GRB
Date of GRB : 2455803.4869449073 2011-08-29T23:41:12.039
Date of notice : 2455803.4898379631 2011-08-29T23:45:22.000
Refined position : no
RA(J2000.0) : 278.721000 18h34m53s0
DEC(J2000.0) : -8.751000 -08d45m03s59
Error box : x=-16396:-16286 y=23378:23488 (pixels)

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Status of this alert received by TAROT Calern observatory.
Sum of images.
Differential photometry.

Galactic coordinates

Galactic coordinates : lon=359.580637 lat=-0.099745
NASA/IPAC-Extragalactic-Database tool for calculate an extinction

Extinction from Schlegel et al. (1998, ApJ 500, 525): E(B-V)=1.196
Assuming Rv=3.1: Av=3.966 Ar=3.198 Ai=2.321
extmap.fit: Extinction map E(B-V) from Schlegel:

Field of View is about 55 arcmin (north is NOT up !)

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Example of a GCNC email for this burst

gcncirc@capella.gsfc.nasa.gov
GRB 110901: TAROT Calern observatory optical observations
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Klotz A. (CESR-OMP), Gendre B. (ASDC),
Boer M. (OHP-OAMP), Atteia J.L. (LATT-OMP) report:

We imaged the field of GRB 110901 detected by SWIFT
(trigger 501752) with the TAROT robotic telescope (D=25cm)
located at the Calern observatory, France.

The observations started 249149.3s after the GRB trigger
(248898.9s after the notice). The elevation of the field decreased from
10 degrees above horizon and weather conditions
were XXX.

---- NO
The date of trigger : t0 = 2011-08-29T23:41:11.616

The first image is trailed with a duration of 180.0s
(see the description in Klotz et al., 2006, A&A 451, L39).
We do not detect any OT with a limiting magnitude of:
t0+249149.3s to t0+249329.3s : R > 15.1

The second image is 180.0s exposure in tracking mode:
t0+249340.0s to t0+249520.0s : R > 16.2

We co-added a series of exposures:
t0+249340.0s to t0+250530.5s : R > 17.7
---- YES
We detect a new fading source in the error box given by SWIFT
We detected the candidate couterpart mentioned by XXX et al. (GCNC XXXX)
at the following position (+/- 3 arcsec):

RA(J2000.0) = XXh XXm XX.XXs
DEC(J2000.0) +XXd XX' XX.X"

OT was R~XX.X at 249149.3s after GRB.
----

Magnitudes were estimated with the nearby USNO-B1 stars
and are not corrected for galactic dust extinction.

N.B. Galactic coordinates are lon=359.5806 lat= -0.0997
and the galactic extinction in R band is 3.2 magnitudes
estimated from D. Schlegel et al. 1998ApJ...500..525S.

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