Gamma-ray burst host galaxy GRB000926

Esahubble_opo0620e_500

esahubble_opo0620e May 10th, 2006

Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Fruchter (STScI), and the GOSH Collaboration

This is an image of Gamma-ray Burst Host Galaxy GRB000926.Long-duration gamma-ray bursts are powerful flashes of high-energy radiation that are sometimes seen coming from supernovae the explosions of extremely massive stars. This image is one of a set of images taken by NASAs Hubble Space Telescope which show the galaxies that host these bursts and could help to tell us more about their cause.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0620e/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Subject - Distant Universe
Cosmology » Phenomenon » Gamma Ray Burst
Esahubble_opo0620e_1280
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ID
opo0620e
Subject Category
D.6.2.2  
Subject Name
Credits
NASA, ESA, A. Fruchter (STScI), and the GOSH Collaboration
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0620e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
300.0, 300.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.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
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo0620e
Metadata Date
2006-05-02T09:56:36-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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