Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The Afterglow, Energetics, and Host Galaxy of the Short-hard Gamma-ray Burst 051221a

Soderberg, A M; Berger, Edo; Kasliwal, M M; Frail, Dale A; Price, Paul Antony; Schmidt, Brian; Kulkarni, Shrinivas R; Fox, Derek B; Cenko, Stephen B; Gal-Yam, Avishay; Nakar, Ehud; Roth, K C

Description

We present detailed optical, X-ray, and radio observations of the bright afterglow of the short gamma-ray burst 051221 a obtained with Gemini, Swift XRT, and the Very Large Array, as well as optical spectra from which we measure the redshift of the burst,

dc.contributor.authorSoderberg, A M
dc.contributor.authorBerger, Edo
dc.contributor.authorKasliwal, M M
dc.contributor.authorFrail, Dale A
dc.contributor.authorPrice, Paul Antony
dc.contributor.authorSchmidt, Brian
dc.contributor.authorKulkarni, Shrinivas R
dc.contributor.authorFox, Derek B
dc.contributor.authorCenko, Stephen B
dc.contributor.authorGal-Yam, Avishay
dc.contributor.authorNakar, Ehud
dc.contributor.authorRoth, K C
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:13:35Z
dc.identifier.issn0004-637X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/29883
dc.description.abstractWe present detailed optical, X-ray, and radio observations of the bright afterglow of the short gamma-ray burst 051221 a obtained with Gemini, Swift XRT, and the Very Large Array, as well as optical spectra from which we measure the redshift of the burst,
dc.description.sponsorshipA. M. S. and S. B. C. are supported by the NASA Graduate Student Research Program. E. B. is supported by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HST-HF-01171.01 awarded by the STScI, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., for NASA, under contract NAS 5-26555. A. G. acknowledges support by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HST-HF-01158.01-A awarded by STScI. K. R. is supported by the Gemini Observatory, which provided observations presented in this paper, and which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., under a cooperative agreement with the NSF on behalf of the Gemini partnership: the National Science Foundation (United States), the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (United Kingdom), the National Research Council (Canada), CONICYT (Chile), the Australian Research Council (Australia), CNPq (Brazil ), and CONICET (Argentina). GRB research at Caltech is supported through NASA.
dc.format11 pages
dc.publisherIOP Publishing
dc.rights© 2006. The American Astronomical Society.
dc.sourceAstrophysical Journal, The
dc.subjectKeywords: Gamma rays: bursts
dc.titleThe Afterglow, Energetics, and Host Galaxy of the Short-hard Gamma-ray Burst 051221a
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume650
dc.date.issued2006
local.identifier.absfor020110 - Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4114753xPUB69
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationSoderberg, A M, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationBerger, Edo, Princeton University
local.contributor.affiliationKasliwal, M M, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationFrail, Dale A, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
local.contributor.affiliationPrice, Paul Antony, University of Hawaii
local.contributor.affiliationSchmidt, Brian, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationKulkarni, Shrinivas R, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationFox, Derek B, Pennsylvania State University
local.contributor.affiliationCenko, Stephen B, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationGal-Yam, Avishay, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationNakar, Ehud, California Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationRoth, K C, Gemini Observatory
local.identifier.essn1538-4357
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage261
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage271
local.identifier.doi10.1086/506429
dc.date.updated2015-12-08T07:44:24Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-33845973605
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenancehttp://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0004-637X/ Author can archive publisher's version/PDF. Publisher's version/PDF may be used on any website or authors' institutional repository (Sherpa/Romeo as of 16/10/2018)
CollectionsANU Research Publications

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Soderberg_The_Afterglow,_Energetics,_and_2006.pdf489.62 kBAdobe PDF


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator