Super LOTIS a high sensitive optical counterpart search experiment

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We are constructing a 0.6 meter telescope system to search for early time gamma-ray burst (GRB) optical counterparts. Super-LOTIS (Super-Livermore Optical Transient Imaging System) is an automated telescope system that has a 0.8 x 0.8{degree} field-of-view, is sensitive to M{sub v} {approximately} 19 and responds to a burst trigger within 5 min. This telescope will record images of the gamma-ray burst coordinates that is given by the GCN (GRB Coordinate Network). A measurement of GRB light curves at early times will greatly enhance our understanding of GRB physics.

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Park, H.S., Ables, E. & Band, D.L November 17, 1997.

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We are constructing a 0.6 meter telescope system to search for early time gamma-ray burst (GRB) optical counterparts. Super-LOTIS (Super-Livermore Optical Transient Imaging System) is an automated telescope system that has a 0.8 x 0.8{degree} field-of-view, is sensitive to M{sub v} {approximately} 19 and responds to a burst trigger within 5 min. This telescope will record images of the gamma-ray burst coordinates that is given by the GCN (GRB Coordinate Network). A measurement of GRB light curves at early times will greatly enhance our understanding of GRB physics.

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  • 4. Huntsville gamma ray bursts symposium, Huntsville, AL (United States), 15-20 Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE98051384
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--128898
  • Report No.: CONF-9709153--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 633964
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697948

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Park, H.S., Ables, E. & Band, D.L. Super LOTIS a high sensitive optical counterpart search experiment, article, November 17, 1997; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc697948/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.