GRB 060614

Three-colour (V, R, and I-bands) image of the gamma-ray burst GRB 060614 as observed with FORS on ESO's Very Large Telescope. The gamma-ray burst is seen in the upper middle of the image. The two images were taken at different times: left, on the night of 15 June 2006 (1.7 days after the burst), and right, during the nigth of 16 Jul 2006 (33 days after the GRB). The gamma-ray burst has clearly faded away very quickly between these two epochs. The host galaxy is very faint and hardly visible on these images.

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Om bilden

ID:eso0649a
Typ:Observation
Publiceringsdatum:20 december 2006
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso0649
Storlek:419 x 164 px

Om objektet

Namn:GRB 060614
Typ:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
Avstånd:z=1.7 (rödförskjutning)
Kategori:Cosmology

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BandTeleskop
Synligt ljus
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Synligt ljus
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Infrarött
I
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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