The Distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904

Position of the distant Gamma-Ray Burst GRB 050904. The image is a colour-composite based on images obtained with ISAAC on the VLT in three different bands in the near-infrared (J, H and K).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0528a
Type:Observation
Release date:12 September 2005
Related releases:eso0528
Size:1537 x 1540 px

About the Object

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

Image Formats

Large JPEG
997.7 KB
Screensize JPEG
400.0 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
417.5 KB
1280x1024
600.8 KB
1600x1200
759.7 KB
1920x1200
769.9 KB
2048x1536
1003.7 KB

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
J
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
H
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
K
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

 

Also see our