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Simultaneous optical/₋gc₋s-ray observations of GRBs

Simultaneous optical/₋gc₋s-ray observations of GRBs

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gamma ray bursts.,
  • Light (Visible radiation),
  • Sky surveys (Astronomy)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOptical and gamma ray space observations
    StatementJ. Greiner ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA TM ; 109389, NASA technical memorandum -- 109389..
    ContributionsGreiner, J., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17113825M

    The Swift satellite, as the name suggests, is swift in pointing itself towards new GRBs and locating the afterglows: it has limited response above keV and it is unable to fix the spectral parameter like the peak energy for many GRBs with `hard’ spectrum. A simultaneous observation with the CZTI, which is sensitive upto keV and has the. Gamma-ray Bursts (Cambridge Astrophysics Book 51) - Kindle edition by Chryssa Kouveliotou, Ralph A. M. J. Wijers, Stan Woosley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gamma-ray Bursts (Cambridge Astrophysics Book 51).

    It will be able to determine the locations of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) to within a few arcseconds, sending accurate positions to ground-based telescopes for simultaneous and follow-up observations within seconds of the beginning of the GRB. It will also produce all-sky maps with 30 arcsecond resolution and 2 milliCrab sensitivity. X-ray astronomy is the prime available window on astrophysical compact objects: black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs. New observational opportunities have led to an explosion of knowledge in this field. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the astrophysics of compact objects that emit X-rays. Sixteen chapters written by the foremost experts in the field cover the observations.

    AstroSat, India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory was launched on Septem It has five payloads including CZTI for simultaneous multi-band observations of various Author: Deccan Chronicle. New model suggests gamma-ray bursts are powered by magnetic outflow from the collapsed star. Provided by the Royal Astronomical Society, United Kingdom. Published: Friday, February 9, The NASA Swift gamma-ray mission makes prompt multi-wavelength observations of gamma-ray bursts and their associated afterglows.


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This status report presents details on the project to search for serendipitous time-correlated optical photographic observations of γ-ray bursters. The ongoing photographic observations at nine observatories are used to look for plates which have been exposed simultaneously with a γ-ray burst detected by BATSE and contain the burst by: 4.

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Galaxies, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, A new era of astronomy started in Augustwith the simultaneous detection of a short GRB and a gravitational wave event, as the result of the coalescence of a binary neutron star system (GRB/GW, Abbott et al. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are brief bursts of high-energy ra diation that appear at random positions in the sky.

The origin and nature of GRBs remain unresolved (Meegan. The aims of our robotic telescope are (1) to follow-up Swift/Fermi GRBs and (2) to perform the coordinated optical observations of Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) AGN.

Our telescope system consists of off-the-shelf by: 2. The first evidence of a possible association of GRBs with supernovae was reported for the GRB and SNbw[17]. The discoveryof temporal and spatial coincidence of GRB and SNdh together with their spectral evolution [18] gives significant support to t he GRB-supernova connection.

a result there are now high quality observations of more than GRBs, including afterglows and host galaxies, revealing the richness and progress in this field. The observations of GRBs cover more than 20 orders of magnitude in energy, from 10−5 eV to eV and also in two non-electromagnetic channels, neutrinos and gravitational by: 2.

Prompt Optical Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts. seeks to measure simultaneous and early afterglow optical emission from gamma-ray bursts (GRBs).

Radio observations of GRBs. Abstract: We study an extensive sample of 87 GRBs for which there are well sampled and simultaneous optical and X-ray light-curves. We extract the cleanest possible signal of the afterglow component, and compare the temporal behaviors of the X-ray light-curve, observed by Swift XRT, and optical data, observed by UVOT and ground-based telescopes for each individual by:   In order to detect and investigate short optical flares connected with GRBs, the use of very large, wide field “bad” mirrors is proposed and justified.

The possibility of simultaneous observation in the optical and in the VHE gamma-ray bands with the same mirror is analyzed. The information received from BeppoSAX, Chandra and other instruments in the last two years has more than doubled the number of samples of Gamma-Ray Bursts localized and followed up for afterglow search.

This has also increased the interest of astronomers in GRBs. This book reviews the research of. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been traditionally classified as short hard bursts (SHBs) and long soft bursts. Their distribution as a function of duration is bimodal with a minimum around 2 s (Mazets et al.

; Norris et al. ; Kouveliotou et al. ).The γ-rays of short bursts are typically harder than those of long bursts; thus their acronym, SHBs, but their fluence, is much smaller. A UNIFIED MODEL FOR GRB PROMPT EMISSION FROM OPTICAL TO γ-RAYS; EXPLORING GRBs AS STANDARD CANDLES S.

Guiriec1,2,3,4, et al. a, ) to the simultaneous data of four instruments covering the early phase of GRB A from optical to EXPLORING GRBs AS STANDARD CANDLES.

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most luminous electromagnetic explosions in the Universe, which emit up to × 10 54 erg isotropic equivalent energy in the hard X-ray band.

The high luminosity makes them detectable out to the largest distances yet explored in the by: BOOTES, the Burst Observer and Optical Transient Exploring System, is a network of astronomical observatories with sites in Southern Spain, New Zealand, China, bits of Michigan and Mexico (mostly m diameter telescope with EMCCD camera at the Cassegrain focus and a g'r'i'ZY filterset.

Joint observations by NASA's Swift and Fermi missions have led to a unique opportunity to study the broadband properties of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) over an unprecedentedly broad energy range. The two missions have the combined capability of probing the emission from GRBs over 11 decades in energy, ranging from optical (~2 eV) to high-energy Cited by: 4.

The γ-ray burst GRBdetected by the Swift satellite on 4 September last year, is one of the most distant objects ever observed. Its redshift of z = equates to an explosion taking. Proceedings Paper The REM optical slitless spectrograph (ROSS) Author(s): Gino Fast ground based simultaneous optical-near infrared observation of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) is a mandatory priority to understand the physical mechanisms at work in these objects.

Chile), is an example of a new generation of small robotic telescopes having. The Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts - Kindle edition by Zhang, Bing. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts.5/5(1).

The real‐time transmission of the data from the C‐GRO spacecraft allows for access to the BATSE instrument data that can be used to make simultaneous or near‐simultaneous multi‐band observations of Gamma‐Ray Bursts (GRBs).Cited by:. We present the capabilities of the 2‐m robotic Liverpool Telescope (LT), owned and operated by Liverpool John Moores University and situated at Observatorio Roque de Los Muchachos (ORM), La Palma.

Robotic control and scheduling of the LT make it especially powerful for observations in time domain astrophysics including: (i) rapid response to Targets of Opportunity: Gamma Ray Bursts, novae Cited by: 1. GRB was detected by NASA’s Swift satellite on 23 April at ut as a double-peaked burst of duration T 90 = ± s.

As observed by Cited by: The combination of these unique optical data with simultaneous gamma-ray observations provides a powerful diagnostic tool for the physics of the GRB explosion within seconds of its start. The 'Pi of the Sky' more» prototype, working since in Las Campanas Observatory in Chile, consists of 2 cameras observing same 20 deg.

x 20 deg. fields.