GRB121013_205249_INTEGRAL at TAROT Calern observatory

TAROT Calern observatory log of images

AL_20121013_210117827_000002_63406901    30 stars filter C [  414.0s -   504.0s] expo= 90s elev= 9.1deg humid= 91% sunelev=-43.4deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.13 elev=-48.0 )
AL_20121013_210258797_000002_63406901    29 stars filter C [  514.9s -   604.9s] expo= 90s elev= 9.4deg humid= 90% sunelev=-43.6deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.13 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_210439796_000002_63406901    33 stars filter C [  615.9s -   705.9s] expo= 90s elev= 9.7deg humid= 91% sunelev=-43.9deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.13 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_210637703_000002_63407001    36 stars filter C [  733.8s -   823.8s] expo= 90s elev=10.0deg humid= 90% sunelev=-44.1deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_210818438_000002_63407001    35 stars filter C [  834.6s -   924.6s] expo= 90s elev=10.3deg humid= 90% sunelev=-44.3deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_210959410_000002_63407001    29 stars filter C [  935.5s -  1025.5s] expo= 90s elev=10.6deg humid= 89% sunelev=-44.6deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_211145520_000002_63407101    31 stars filter C [ 1041.6s -  1131.6s] expo= 90s elev=10.9deg humid= 89% sunelev=-44.8deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_211327160_000002_63407101    35 stars filter C [ 1143.3s -  1233.3s] expo= 90s elev=11.2deg humid= 89% sunelev=-45.0deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_211508130_000002_63407101    36 stars filter C [ 1244.3s -  1334.3s] expo= 90s elev=11.4deg humid= 88% sunelev=-45.3deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_211657036_000002_63407201    37 stars filter C [ 1353.1s -  1443.1s] expo= 90s elev=11.8deg humid= 88% sunelev=-45.5deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_211838005_000002_63407201    39 stars filter C [ 1454.1s -  1544.1s] expo= 90s elev=12.0deg humid= 88% sunelev=-45.7deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_212018978_000002_63407201    39 stars filter C [ 1555.1s -  1645.1s] expo= 90s elev=12.3deg humid= 88% sunelev=-45.9deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-49.0 )
AL_20121013_212453946_000002_63407301    46 stars filter C [ 1740.1s -  1920.1s] expo=180s elev=13.0deg humid= 87% sunelev=-46.3deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_212804680_000002_63407301    42 stars filter C [ 1930.8s -  2110.8s] expo=180s elev=13.5deg humid= 87% sunelev=-46.7deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_213115472_000002_63407301    35 stars filter R [ 2121.6s -  2301.6s] expo=180s elev=14.1deg humid= 87% sunelev=-47.1deg (moon at  94.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_213431722_000002_63407401    42 stars filter C [ 2317.9s -  2497.9s] expo=180s elev=14.6deg humid= 85% sunelev=-47.5deg (moon at  95.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_213742003_000002_63407401    45 stars filter C [ 2508.1s -  2688.1s] expo=180s elev=15.2deg humid= 84% sunelev=-47.9deg (moon at  95.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_214052508_000002_63407401    45 stars filter R [ 2698.7s -  2878.7s] expo=180s elev=15.7deg humid= 84% sunelev=-48.2deg (moon at  95.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
AL_20121013_214413960_000002_63407501    59 stars filter C [ 2900.1s -  3080.1s] expo=180s elev=16.3deg humid= 84% sunelev=-48.6deg (moon at  95.0deg phase=0.12 elev=-50.0 )
Informations from GCN notice:
This is not a GRB (a retractation has been edited)
Date of the alert : 2456214.37001 2012-10-13T20:52:48.864
Decoded useful notice informations.
RA(J2000.0) : 83.524791 05h34m05s9
DEC(J2000.0) : 22.087392 +22d05m14s61
Error radius : 3.2 arcmin

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Sum of images.
Differential photometry.

Galactic coordinates

Galactic coordinates : lon=184.441536 lat=-5.830050
NASA/IPAC-Extragalactic-Database tool for calculate an extinction

Extinction from Schlegel et al. (1998, ApJ 500, 525): E(B-V)=0.441
Assuming Rv=3.1: Av=1.461 Ar=1.178 Ai=0.855
extmap.fit: Extinction map E(B-V) from Schlegel:

Field of View is about 58 arcmin (north is NOT up !)

Bibliography (Last GCNC circulars and status of satellites)

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Example of a GCNC email for this burst

gcncirc@capella.gsfc.nasa.gov
GRB 121013: TAROT Calern observatory optical observations
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Klotz A. (IRAP-CNRS-OMP), Gendre B. (ASDC/INAF-OAR),
Boer M. (UNS-CNRS-OCA), Atteia J.L. (IRAP-CNRS-OMP) report:

We imaged the field of GRB 121013 detected by INTEGRAL
(trigger 6678) with the TAROT robotic telescope (D=25cm)
located at the Calern observatory, France.

The observations started 414.0s after the GRB trigger
(408.8s after the notice). The elevation of the field increased from
9 degrees above horizon and weather conditions
were XXX.

---- NO
The date of trigger : t0 = 2012-10-13T20:52:48.864

The first image is trailed with a duration of 90.0s
(see the description in Klotz et al., 2006, A&A 451, L39).
We do not detect any OT with a limiting magnitude of:
t0+414.0s to t0+504.0s : R > 15.1

The second image is 90.0s exposure in tracking mode:
t0+514.9s to t0+604.9s : R > 16.2

We co-added a series of exposures:
t0+514.9s to t0+1131.6s : R > 17.7
---- YES
We detect a new fading source in the error box given by INTEGRAL
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 414.0s 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=184.4415 lat= -5.8300
and the galactic extinction in R band is 1.2 magnitudes
estimated from D. Schlegel et al. 1998ApJ...500..525S.

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