GRB080430 photographed at Taurus Hill Observatory.

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The afterglow of the gammaray burts GRB080430 is clearly visible in the pictures that were taken at Taurus Hill Observatory by the Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Markku Nissinen. They used  600 sec. exposure times for clear and photometric R -filter images. The brightness of the GRB was, according the measurements, 19.2CR and 19.5R. The object was located in the coordinates RA 11:01:14.8 and Dec +51:41:08.6. The GRB080430 was discovered 20:09:33 UT, so Hentunen and Nissinen managed to photograph the afterglow about two hours after the first detection.

Observers: Markku Nissinen ja Veli-Pekka Hentunen