GRB 050904 at Two Epochs

Observation of the Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904 at two different epochs, i.e. about one day after its discovery with the Swift satellite (left), and four days after (right), in the near-infrared J-band. The burst becomes quickly fainter as can be seen by comparing the two images.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0528c
Type:Observation
Release date:12 September 2005
Related releases:eso0528
Size:2185 x 1114 px

About the Object

Name:GRB050904
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
• X - Cosmology
Distance:z=6.39 (redshift)

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