GRB150620_183201_INTEGRAL at TAROT Calern observatory

TAROT Calern observatory log of images

AL_20150620_222728474_000003_46520101     0 star  filter C [14079.2s - 14259.2s] expo=180s elev=48.0deg humid= 79% sunelev=-21.1deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.28 elev= -7.0 )
AL_20150620_223615955_000003_46520201     0 star  filter C [14470.2s - 14650.2s] expo=180s elev=49.2deg humid= 79% sunelev=-21.4deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.28 elev= -8.0 )
AL_20150620_223926720_000003_46520201     0 star  filter C [14660.9s - 14840.9s] expo=180s elev=49.7deg humid= 78% sunelev=-21.6deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.28 elev= -9.0 )
AL_20150620_224238095_000003_46520201     0 star  filter R [14852.4s - 15032.4s] expo=180s elev=50.3deg humid= 78% sunelev=-21.7deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.28 elev= -9.0 )
AL_20150620_224558362_000003_46520301     0 star  filter C [15052.6s - 15232.6s] expo=180s elev=50.9deg humid= 79% sunelev=-21.8deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-10.0 )
AL_20150620_224909643_000003_46520301     0 star  filter C [15243.9s - 15423.9s] expo=180s elev=51.5deg humid= 79% sunelev=-22.0deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-10.0 )
AL_20150620_225221096_000003_46520301     0 star  filter R [15435.3s - 15615.3s] expo=180s elev=52.1deg humid= 79% sunelev=-22.1deg (moon at 133.0deg phase=0.29 elev=-11.0 )
Informations from GCN notice:
This is a GRB
Date of the alert : 2457194.27223 2015-06-20T18:32:00.672
Decoded useful notice informations.
RA(J2000.0) : 306.047207378 20h24m11s3
DEC(J2000.0) : 33.8428368031 +33d50m34s21
Error radius : 2.7 arcmin

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Sum of images.
Differential photometry.

Galactic coordinates

Galactic coordinates : lon=73.1135901339 lat=-2.12659646054
NASA/IPAC-Extragalactic-Database tool for calculate an extinction

Extinction from Schlegel et al. (1998, ApJ 500, 525): E(B-V)=0.508
Assuming Rv=3.1: Av=1.684 Ar=1.358 Ai=0.985 Extinction map E(B-V) from Schlegel:

Field of View is about 56 arcmin (north is NOT up !)

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GRB 150620: 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 150620 detected by INTEGRAL
(trigger 7071) with the TAROT robotic telescope (D=25cm)
located at the Calern observatory, France.

The observations started 3.91h after the GRB trigger.
The elevation of the field increased from
47 degrees above horizon and weather conditions
were XXX.

---- NO
The date of trigger : t0 = 2015-06-20T18:32:00.672

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+14079.2s to t0+14259.2s : R > 15.1

The second image is 180.0s exposure in tracking mode:
t0+14470.2s to t0+14650.2s : R > 16.2

We co-added a series of exposures:
t0+14470.2s to t0+15615.3s : 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 3.91h 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= 73.1136 lat= -2.1266
and the galactic extinction in R band is 1.4 magnitudes
estimated from D. Schlegel et al. 1998ApJ...500..525S.

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