Afterglow of GRB 990510

This wide-field photo was obtained with the Wide-Field Imager (WFI) at the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at La Silla on May 11, 1999, at 08:42 UT, under inferior observing conditions (seeing = 1.9 arcsec). The exposure time was 450 sec in a B(lue) filter. The optical image of the afterglow of GRB 990510 is indicated with an arrow in the upper part of the field that measures about 8 x 16 arcmin 2. The original scale is 0.24 pix/arcsec and there are 2k x 4k pixels in the original frame. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9926a
Type:Observation
Release date:18 May 1999
Related releases:eso9926
Size:1582 x 2720 px

About the Object

Name:GRB 990510
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst
• X - Cosmology
Distance:z=1.619 (redshift)

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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