Gamma-ray burst afterglow

The afterglow of GRB181123B, captured by the Gemini North telescope.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/K. Paterson & W. Fong (Northwestern University)
Image processing: Travis Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), Mahdi Zamani & Davide de Martin

 

About the Image

Id:noirlab2017c
Type:Observation
Release date:July 14, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2017
Size:2000 x 2011 px

About the Object

Name:GRB181123B
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Category:Cosmology

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 17 29.98
Position (Dec):14° 36' 7.98"
Field of view:1.88 x 1.89 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.2° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Optical
g
475 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
r
630 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
i
780 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Infrared
z
925 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Infrared
Y
1.015 μmMMT 6.5-meter Telescope
MMIRS
Infrared
J
1.25 μmMMT 6.5-meter Telescope
MMIRS
Infrared
K
2.15 μmMMT 6.5-meter Telescope
MMIRS
Infrared
H
1.645 μmMMT 6.5-meter Telescope
MMIRS