First visible light from GRB 050709

First image in the visible (more precisely here, in the so-called R-band) of a short gamma-ray burst. The image was taken with the Danish 1.5-m telescope and the DFOSC camera at La Silla on 11 July 2005. It shows the gamma-ray burst to be situated on the edge of a low-redshift galaxy.

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ESO

O slici

Id:eso0533a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:6. oktobar 2005.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0533
Veličina:2400 x 2396 px

O objektu

Naziv:GRB 050709
Tip:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
Udaljenost:z=0.16 (crveni pomak)
Constellation:Grus
Kategorija:Cosmology

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Koordinate

Position (RA):23 1 27.02
Position (Dec):-38° 58' 39.92"
Field of view:1.98 x 1.97 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 45.1°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTeleskop
Optički
R
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
DFOSC