GRB3_20170315_G277583 at TAROT Calern observatory

TAROT Calern observatory log of images

IM_20170315_182436172_000000_52955301     0 star  filter C [212356362151.0s - 212356362271.0s] expo=120s elev=69.7deg humid= 73% sunelev=-9.0deg (moon at 123.0deg phase=0.79 elev=-23.0 )
IM_20170315_182647406_000000_52955301     0 star  filter C [212356362282.2s - 212356362402.2s] expo=120s elev=69.5deg humid= 73% sunelev=-9.4deg (moon at 123.0deg phase=0.79 elev=-23.0 )
IM_20170315_191255594_000000_52955401    84 stars filter C [212356365050.4s - 212356365170.4s] expo=120s elev=64.8deg humid= 72% sunelev=-17.5deg (moon at 123.0deg phase=0.79 elev=-15.0 )
IM_20170315_191507109_000000_52955401    79 stars filter C [212356365181.9s - 212356365301.9s] expo=120s elev=64.5deg humid= 72% sunelev=-17.9deg (moon at 123.0deg phase=0.79 elev=-15.0 )
IM_20170315_200114977_000000_52955501    84 stars filter C [212356367949.7s - 212356368069.7s] expo=120s elev=57.6deg humid= 69% sunelev=-25.8deg (moon at 124.0deg phase=0.79 elev= -7.0 )
IM_20170315_200325930_000000_52955501    75 stars filter C [212356368080.7s - 212356368200.7s] expo=120s elev=57.2deg humid= 69% sunelev=-26.1deg (moon at 124.0deg phase=0.79 elev= -6.0 )
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Galactic coordinates

Galactic coordinates : lon=184.761196828 lat=-0.821315851528
NASA/IPAC-Extragalactic-Database tool for calculate an extinction

Extinction from Schlegel et al. (1998, ApJ 500, 525): E(B-V)=3.589
Assuming Rv=3.1: Av=11.898 Ar=9.594 Ai=6.963 Extinction map E(B-V) from Schlegel:

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

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GRB 3_2017: TAROT Calern observatory optical observations
Klotz A., Turpin D., Atteia J.L. (CNRS-OMP-IRAP),
Boer, M., Laugier, R. (CNRS-ARTEMIS),
Gendre B. (UVI - Etelman Obs.) report:

We imaged the field of GRB 3_2017 detected by XXX
(trigger XXX) with the TAROT robotic telescope (D=25cm)
located at the Calern observatory, France.

The observations started 212356362151.0s after the GRB trigger
(XXXs after the notice). The elevation of the field decreased from
69 degrees above horizon and weather conditions
were XXX.

---- NO
The date of trigger : t0 = 1858-11-17T00:00:00.000

The first image is trailed with a duration of 120.0s
(see the description in Klotz et al., 2006, A&A 451, L39).
We do not detect any OT with a limiting magnitude of:
t0+212356362151.0s to t0+212356362271.0s : R > 15.1

The second image is 120.0s exposure in tracking mode:
t0+212356362282.2s to t0+212356362402.2s : R > 16.2

We co-added a series of exposures:
t0+212356362282.2s to t0+212356368200.7s : R > 17.7
---- YES
We detect a new fading source in the error box given by XXX
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 212356362151.0s 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=184.7612 lat= -0.8213
and the galactic extinction in R band is 9.6 magnitudes
estimated from D. Schlegel et al. 1998ApJ...500..525S.

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