Afterglow of GRB 990510

Eso_eso9926d_1024

eso_eso9926d May 18th, 1999

Credit: ESO

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.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9926d/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
GRB 990510
Subject - Distant Universe
Cosmology > Phenomenon > Gamma Ray Burst
Eso_eso9926d_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 13h 38m 7.7s
DEC = -80° 29’ 48.5”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
2.0 x 2.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Chamaeleon

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Grayscale VLT (FORS1) Optical (V) -
Eso_eso9926d_1280
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ID
eso9926d
Subject Category
D.6.2.2  
Subject Name
GRB 990510
Credits
ESO
Release Date
1999-05-18T00:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9926d/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Redshift distance from Press Release as no new papers available.
Facility
Very Large Telescope
Instrument
FORS1
Color Assignment
Grayscale
Band
Optical
Bandpass
V
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
204.53208, -80.496805
Reference Dimension
2300.0, 2301.0
Reference Pixel
1131.58962078, 1125.55898833
Scale
-1.426444e-05, 1.426444e-05
Rotation
0.02630881915
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso9926d
Metadata Date
2009-01-20T13:56:37+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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