The burst is at Galactic coordinates 38.232, -71.299
In addition, Jerry Orosz (Penn State) has observed the burst at the 2.1 meter telescope in R band (981227 and 981228 UT) and I band (981229 UT).
Processed 0.9m images are available from
The images are 2048x2048 pixel excerpts from the combined Mosaic frames.
The pixel scale is approximately 0.42 arcsec/pixel so the field is about
14.4 arcminutes across. It is centered on the BeppoSAX WFC GRB location.
Any scientific use of this data should credit John Lee, Keivan Stassun, and James Rhoads, on behalf of the KPNO GRB Followup Team.
Further observations may be obtained.
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