GRB150428_013041_SWIFT at TAROT Calern observatory

TAROT Calern observatory log of images

AL_20150428_025210522_000003_43222801     6 stars filter C [ 4524.8s -  4704.8s] expo=180s elev=15.0deg humid= 92% sunelev=-16.9deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-11.0 )
AL_20150428_025521959_000003_43222801     4 stars filter C [ 4716.3s -  4896.3s] expo=180s elev=14.5deg humid= 92% sunelev=-16.5deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-11.0 )
AL_20150428_025833149_000003_43222801     3 stars filter R [ 4907.5s -  5087.5s] expo=180s elev=13.9deg humid= 92% sunelev=-16.0deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-12.0 )
AL_20150428_030154587_000003_43222901     5 stars filter C [ 5108.9s -  5288.9s] expo=180s elev=13.3deg humid= 92% sunelev=-15.5deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-12.0 )
AL_20150428_030506227_000003_43222901     3 stars filter C [ 5300.6s -  5480.6s] expo=180s elev=12.7deg humid= 92% sunelev=-15.1deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-13.0 )
AL_20150428_030816980_000003_43222901     3 stars filter R [ 5491.3s -  5671.3s] expo=180s elev=12.1deg humid= 91% sunelev=-14.6deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-13.0 )
AL_20150428_031136324_000003_43223001     3 stars filter C [ 5690.6s -  5870.6s] expo=180s elev=11.5deg humid= 91% sunelev=-14.1deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-14.0 )
AL_20150428_031241621_000003_43223001     0 star  filter C [ 5883.3s -  6063.3s] expo=180s elev=11.0deg humid= 91% sunelev=-13.7deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-15.0 )
AL_20150428_032122958_000003_43223101     2 stars filter C [ 6277.3s -  6457.3s] expo=180s elev= 9.8deg humid= 90% sunelev=-12.7deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-16.0 )
AL_20150428_032434676_000003_43223101     2 stars filter C [ 6469.0s -  6649.0s] expo=180s elev= 9.2deg humid= 90% sunelev=-12.2deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-16.0 )
AL_20150428_032745366_000003_43223101     3 stars filter R [ 6659.7s -  6839.7s] expo=180s elev= 8.6deg humid= 91% sunelev=-11.7deg (moon at  37.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-17.0 )
AL_20150428_033112600_000003_43223201     2 stars filter C [ 6866.9s -  7046.9s] expo=180s elev= 8.0deg humid= 90% sunelev=-11.2deg (moon at  36.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-17.0 )
AL_20150428_033423366_000003_43223201     2 stars filter C [ 7057.7s -  7237.7s] expo=180s elev= 7.5deg humid= 90% sunelev=-10.7deg (moon at  36.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-18.0 )
AL_20150428_033735960_000003_43223201     1 star  filter R [ 7250.3s -  7430.3s] expo=180s elev= 6.9deg humid= 90% sunelev=-10.2deg (moon at  36.0deg phase=0.63 elev=-18.0 )
Informations from GCN notice:
This is a GRB
Date of the alert : 2457140.56297 2015-04-28T01:30:40.608
Decoded useful notice informations.
RA(J2000.0) : 188.5429 12h34m10s2
DEC(J2000.0) : 6.9808 +06d58m50s87
Error radius : 3.0 arcmin

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Sum of images.
Differential photometry.

Galactic coordinates

Galactic coordinates : lon=290.649765514 lat=69.4397832987
NASA/IPAC-Extragalactic-Database tool for calculate an extinction

Extinction from Schlegel et al. (1998, ApJ 500, 525): E(B-V)=0.022
Assuming Rv=3.1: Av=0.074 Ar=0.060 Ai=0.043 Extinction map E(B-V) from Schlegel:

Field of View is about 219 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
GRB 150428: TAROT Calern observatory optical observations
Klotz A., Turpin D. (IRAP-CNRS-OMP),
Boer M., Gendre B., Siellez K., Dereli H., Bardho O. (UNS-CNRS-OCA),
Atteia J.L. (IRAP-CNRS-OMP) report:

We imaged the field of GRB 150428 detected by SWIFT
(trigger 639275) with the TAROT robotic telescope (D=25cm)
located at the Calern observatory, France.

The observations started 1.26h after the GRB trigger.
The elevation of the field decreased from
15 degrees above horizon and weather conditions
were XXX.

---- NO
The date of trigger : t0 = 2015-04-28T01:30:40.608

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+4524.8s to t0+4704.8s : R > 15.1

The second image is 180.0s exposure in tracking mode:
t0+4716.3s to t0+4896.3s : R > 16.2

We co-added a series of exposures:
t0+4716.3s to t0+5870.6s : 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 1.26h 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=290.6498 lat=+69.4398
and the galactic extinction in R band is 0.1 magnitudes
estimated from D. Schlegel et al. 1998ApJ...500..525S.

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