Record-breaking Gamma-Ray Burst Caught With Gemini (no annotations)

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noirlab_noirlab2224b October 14th, 2022

Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/B. O'Connor (UMD/GWU) & J. Rastinejad & W Fong (Northwestern Univ)Image processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab), J. Miller, M. Zamani & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab)

Thanks to a fast reaction by observers and staff, near-simultaneous observations were made of GRB221009A from Gemini South in Chile. The image is a combination of 4 exposures in I, J,H, K with two instruments taken in the morning of Friday 14 October 2022.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2224b/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 19h 13m 3.5s
DEC = 19° 46’ 23.5”
Orientation
North is 90.0° CW
Field of View
3.7 x 2.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagitta

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Green Gemini-S (FLAMINGOS 2) Infrared (J) 1.3 µm
Yellow Gemini-S (FLAMINGOS 2) Infrared (H) 1.7 µm
Red Gemini-S (FLAMINGOS 2) Infrared (Ks) 2.2 µm
Blue Gemini-S (GMOS-S) Optical (i) 780.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Green
Yellow
Red
Blue
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ID
noirlab2224b
Subject Category
Subject Name
Credits
International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/B. O'Connor (UMD/GWU) & J. Rastinejad & W Fong (Northwestern Univ)Image processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab), J. Miller, M. Zamani & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab)
Release Date
2022-10-14T11:19:29
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2224b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini South, Gemini South, Gemini South, Gemini South
Instrument
FLAMINGOS 2, FLAMINGOS 2, FLAMINGOS 2, GMOS-S
Color Assignment
Green, Yellow, Red, Blue
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Infrared, Optical
Bandpass
J, H, Ks, i
Central Wavelength
1250, 1650, 2200, 780
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
288.264497863, 19.7731885981
Reference Dimension
2480.0, 1600.0
Reference Pixel
1240.0, 800.0
Scale
-2.48968358082e-05, 2.48968358082e-05
Rotation
-89.999999999999687
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noirlab2224b
Metadata Date
2022-10-14T16:29:45+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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