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Status update of the Watcher Robotic Telescope

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 July 2013

M. Topinka
Affiliation:
University College Dublin, Ireland
S. Meehan
Affiliation:
University College Dublin, Ireland
L. Hanlon
Affiliation:
University College Dublin, Ireland
P. Tisdall
Affiliation:
University College Dublin, Ireland
H. van Heerden
Affiliation:
University of the Free State, South Africa
P. Meintjes
Affiliation:
University of the Free State, South Africa
M. Hoffman
Affiliation:
University of the Free State, South Africa
M. Jelínek
Affiliation:
IAA-CSIC, Spain
P. Kubánek
Affiliation:
FZÚ, Czech Republic
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Abstract

The current status of the Watcher robotic telescope is presented in the light of a recent hardware and software upgrade. The latest gamma-ray burst rapid follow-up observations are discussed, with particular reference to GRB 120711A.

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© EAS, EDP Sciences 2013

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References

Harrison, R., & Kobayashi, S., 2012 [arXiv:1211.1032v1]
Piran, T., 1999, Phys. Rev., 314, 575
Zhang, B., & Kobayashi, S., 2005, ApJ, 628, 315 CrossRef

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