Animation of spectra of kilonova in NGC 4993

This animation is based on a series of spectra of the kilonova in NGC 4993 observed by the X-shooter instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile. They cover a period of 12 days after the initial explosion on 17 August 2017. The kilonova is very blue initially but then brightens in the red and fades.

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ESO/E. Pian et al./S. Smartt & ePESSTO/L. Calçada

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Id:eso1733d
Datum objavljivanja:16. oktobar 2017. 16:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1917, eso1733
Trajanje:49 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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