Afterglow of GRB 990510

Enlargement from the 30 sec V-exposure by the VLT, shown in ESO Press Photo eso9926. The field is about 1.9 x 1.9 arcmin 2. North is up and East is left.

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About the Image

Id:eso9926d
Type:Observation
Release date:18 May 1999
Related releases:eso9926
Size:2300 x 2301 px

About the Object

Name:GRB 990510
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
Distance:z=1.619 (redshift)
Constellation:Chamaeleon
Category:Cosmology

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 38 7.70
Position (Dec):-80° 29' 48.50"
Field of view:1.97 x 1.97 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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