Image of Afterglow of GRB 030329

The fading image of the optical afterglow of GRB 030329, as seen on April 3 (four days after the GRB event) and May 1, 2003. The images were obtained with the FORS 1 and 2 multi-mode instruments at the 8.2-m VLT telescopes.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0318a
Type:Observation
Release date:18 June 2003
Related releases:eso0318
Size:1176 x 682 px

About the Object

Name:GRB 030329
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
Distance:z=0.168 (redshift)
Category:Cosmology

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