TITLE

The optical counterpart to the gamma-ray burst GRB970508

AUTHOR(S)
Djorgovski, S.G.; Metzger, M.R.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Nature;6/26/1997, Vol. 387 Issue 6636, p876
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the detection and temporal properties of a variable optical source. The identification of the source as the counterpart of the x-ray transient associated with the gamma-ray burst GRB970508; The relationship of the decline in brightness to many relativistic fireball models; The significance of the observed fluence of the source.
ACCESSION #
9707161180

 

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