Real-time and pre-burst optical data for GRBs
Astronomical Institute, CZ-251 65 Ondřejov, Czech Republic
2 Sonneberg Observatory, Sonneberg, Germany
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Accepted: 10 May 1999
The photographic sky patrols still represent a unique database for investigations of positions of GRBs at the times just before, during and after the gamma–ray triggers. We report on the use of two such patrols for these purposes.
Key words: gamma–ray bursts / optical transients / sky monitoring
© European Southern Observatory (ESO), 1999