GRB 060505

Three-colour image (B, V, and R-band) of the gamma-ray burst observed on 5 May 2006, GRB 060505, with FORS on the VLT. The galaxy is a spiral galaxy at a distance of 1300 million light-years. The yellow arrow on the zoomed-in image (ESO Press Photo eso0649) shows where the star exploded, namely in a star-forming region in one of the spiral arms of the galaxy.

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Auðkenni:eso0649c
Tegund:Háskóli
Útgáfudagur:20. desember 2006
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0649
Stærð:300 x 284 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Gamma-ray burst, GRB 060505
Tegund:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
Unspecified : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Fjarlægð:z=0.089 (rauðvik)
Flokkur:Galaxies
Stars

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Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Sýnilegt
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Sýnilegt
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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