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CARMA Observations of PTF10vdl

ATEL # 2863; John M. Carpenter
on 23 Sep 2010; 21:43 UT
Password Certification: Mansi Manoj Kasliwal (

Subjects: Radio, Millimeter, Sub-Millimeter, Nova, Supernova, Transients
Referred to by ATEL #: 2864

We used the Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy (CARMA) to observe the field of view toward PTF10vdl (ATEL#2862), discovered by the Palomar Transient Factory . The observations began at September 18, 2010 04:18 UT and continued for 4.9 hours. The mean frequency of the observations was 97.5 GHz with a total bandwidth of 8 GHz. Instrumental drifts and atmospheric phase fluctuations were calibrated through periodic observations of 3C454.3, and absolute flux calibration was established by observing Neptune.

PTF10vdl was not detected with a measured flux density of 0.13 +/- 0.13 mJy.

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