Gamma ray burst 971214

The image on the left shows the GRB 971214 field, obtained with the W.M. Keck 10-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii about two days after the burst. The image on the right was obtained with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) aboard the Hubble Space Telescope about four months later.


S. G. Djorgovski and S. R. Kulkarni (Caltech), the Caltech GRB Team, W. M. Keck Observatory , and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:6 May 1998, 06:00
Size:800 x 518 px

About the Object

Name:Gamma Ray Burst, GRB 971214
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Gamma Ray Burst

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