[ Previous | Next | ADS ]

MASTER: OT inside Fermi 524493492 error-box

ATel #10649; N. Tiurina, V. Lipunov (Lomonosov MSU), R. Rebolo Lopez, M. Serra-Ricart (IAC), V. Kornilov, E. Gorbovskoy, P. Balanutsa, A. Kuznetsov, V. Chazov, D. Vlasenko, V. Vladimirov, O. Gress (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI), R. Podesta, C. Lopez, F. Podesta, C. Francile (Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar), H. Levato, C. Saffe (Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio), A. Gabovich, Yu. Sergienko, V. Yurkov (BSPU), V. Shumkov, T. Pogrosheva
on 17 Aug 2017; 11:58 UT
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (tiurina@sai.msu.ru)

Subjects: Optical, Request for Observations, Cataclysmic Variable, Transient, Variables

MASTER OT J211643.97+335800.4 discovery - OT inside Fermi trigger (not GRB, but flaring galaxy source)
MASTER-Kislovodsk auto-detection system ( Lipunov et al., "MASTER Global Robotic Net", Advances in Astronomy, 2010, 30L ) discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 21h 16m 43.97s +33d 58m 00.4s on 2017-08-15.78324 UT.
We have 2 inspect images and the OT unfiltered magnitude is 17.6 m (limit 19.0m) on both of them.
There was Fermi trigger 524493492 MASTER inspection. But this trigger is likely due to a flaring source within the galactic plane. (see Roberts et al. GCN #21490). There is no minor planet at this place. And there is no known sources in VIZIER database inside 4". The nearest star in 4.2 is not our one.
We have reference image without OT on 2014-09-21.76067 UT with unfiltered magnitude limit 20.4m.

But there are several outbursts in MASTER Net database:

2010-04-24 23:55:43.33UT with unfiltered m_OT=17.0

2016-07-12 03:00:05.121 UT unfiltered m_OT=17.5

Deep photometry and spectral observations are required. The discovery and reference images are available at: http://observ.pereplet.ru/images/MASTEROTJ211643.97+335800.4Fermi.jpg

List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER

MASTER Global Robotic Net