VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50

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VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50. / Andersen, M. I.; Hjorth, J.; Pedersen, H.; Jensen, B. L.; Hunt, L. K.; Gorosabel, J.; Moller, P.; Fynbo, J.; Kippen, R. M.; Thomsen, B.; Olsen, L. F.; Christensen, L.; Vestergaard, Marianne; Masetti, N.; Palazzi, E.; Hurley, K.; Cline, T.; Kaper, L.; Jaunsen, A. O.

I: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bind 364, 17.10.2000, s. L54-L61.

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Andersen, MI, Hjorth, J, Pedersen, H, Jensen, BL, Hunt, LK, Gorosabel, J, Moller, P, Fynbo, J, Kippen, RM, Thomsen, B, Olsen, LF, Christensen, L, Vestergaard, M, Masetti, N, Palazzi, E, Hurley, K, Cline, T, Kaper, L & Jaunsen, AO 2000, 'VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50', Astronomy & Astrophysics, bind 364, s. L54-L61.

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Andersen, M. I., Hjorth, J., Pedersen, H., Jensen, B. L., Hunt, L. K., Gorosabel, J., Moller, P., Fynbo, J., Kippen, R. M., Thomsen, B., Olsen, L. F., Christensen, L., Vestergaard, M., Masetti, N., Palazzi, E., Hurley, K., Cline, T., Kaper, L., & Jaunsen, A. O. (2000). VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 364, L54-L61.

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Andersen MI, Hjorth J, Pedersen H, Jensen BL, Hunt LK, Gorosabel J o.a. VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2000 okt 17;364:L54-L61.

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Andersen, M. I. ; Hjorth, J. ; Pedersen, H. ; Jensen, B. L. ; Hunt, L. K. ; Gorosabel, J. ; Moller, P. ; Fynbo, J. ; Kippen, R. M. ; Thomsen, B. ; Olsen, L. F. ; Christensen, L. ; Vestergaard, Marianne ; Masetti, N. ; Palazzi, E. ; Hurley, K. ; Cline, T. ; Kaper, L. ; Jaunsen, A. O. / VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50. I: Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2000 ; Bind 364. s. L54-L61.

Bibtex

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abstract = "We report the discovery of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 and its optical afterglow. The optical identification was made with the VLT 84 hours after the burst following a BATSE detection and an Inter Planetary Network localization. GRB 000131 was a bright, long-duration GRB, with an apparent precursor signal 62 s prior to trigger. The afterglow was detected in ESO VLT, NTT, and DK1.54m follow-up observations. Broad-band and spectroscopic observations of the spectral energy distribution reveals a sharp break at optical wavelengths which is interpreted as a Ly-alpha absorption edge at 6700 A. This places GRB 000131 at a redshift of 4.500 +/- 0.015. The inferred isotropic energy release in gamma rays alone was approximately 10^54 erg (depending on the assumed cosmology). The rapid power-law decay of the afterglow (index alpha=2.25, similar to bursts with a prior break in the lightcurve), however, indicates collimated outflow, which relaxes the energy requirements by a factor of",
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T1 - VLT identification of the optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 at z=4.50

AU - Andersen, M. I.

AU - Hjorth, J.

AU - Pedersen, H.

AU - Jensen, B. L.

AU - Hunt, L. K.

AU - Gorosabel, J.

AU - Moller, P.

AU - Fynbo, J.

AU - Kippen, R. M.

AU - Thomsen, B.

AU - Olsen, L. F.

AU - Christensen, L.

AU - Vestergaard, Marianne

AU - Masetti, N.

AU - Palazzi, E.

AU - Hurley, K.

AU - Cline, T.

AU - Kaper, L.

AU - Jaunsen, A. O.

PY - 2000/10/17

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N2 - We report the discovery of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 and its optical afterglow. The optical identification was made with the VLT 84 hours after the burst following a BATSE detection and an Inter Planetary Network localization. GRB 000131 was a bright, long-duration GRB, with an apparent precursor signal 62 s prior to trigger. The afterglow was detected in ESO VLT, NTT, and DK1.54m follow-up observations. Broad-band and spectroscopic observations of the spectral energy distribution reveals a sharp break at optical wavelengths which is interpreted as a Ly-alpha absorption edge at 6700 A. This places GRB 000131 at a redshift of 4.500 +/- 0.015. The inferred isotropic energy release in gamma rays alone was approximately 10^54 erg (depending on the assumed cosmology). The rapid power-law decay of the afterglow (index alpha=2.25, similar to bursts with a prior break in the lightcurve), however, indicates collimated outflow, which relaxes the energy requirements by a factor of

AB - We report the discovery of the gamma-ray burst GRB 000131 and its optical afterglow. The optical identification was made with the VLT 84 hours after the burst following a BATSE detection and an Inter Planetary Network localization. GRB 000131 was a bright, long-duration GRB, with an apparent precursor signal 62 s prior to trigger. The afterglow was detected in ESO VLT, NTT, and DK1.54m follow-up observations. Broad-band and spectroscopic observations of the spectral energy distribution reveals a sharp break at optical wavelengths which is interpreted as a Ly-alpha absorption edge at 6700 A. This places GRB 000131 at a redshift of 4.500 +/- 0.015. The inferred isotropic energy release in gamma rays alone was approximately 10^54 erg (depending on the assumed cosmology). The rapid power-law decay of the afterglow (index alpha=2.25, similar to bursts with a prior break in the lightcurve), however, indicates collimated outflow, which relaxes the energy requirements by a factor of

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VL - 364

SP - L54-L61

JO - Astronomy & Astrophysics

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