# A very luminous magnetar-powered supernova associated with an ultra-long γ-ray burst

@article{Greiner2015AVL,
title={A very luminous magnetar-powered supernova associated with an ultra-long $\gamma$-ray burst},
author={Jochen Greiner and Paolo A. Mazzali and David Alexander Kann and T. Kr{\"u}hler and Elena Pian and Simon J. Prentice and Felipe Olivares E. and Andrea Rossi and S. Klose and Stefan Taubenberger and Fabian Knust and Paulo M. J. Afonso and Chris Ashall and J. Bolmer and Corentin Delvaux and Roland Diehl and Jonny Elliott and Robert Filgas and Johan P. U. Fynbo and John F. Graham and A. Nicuesa Guelbenzu and Shiho Kobayashi and Giorgos Leloudas and Sandra Savaglio and Patricia Schady and Sebastian Schmidl and Tassilo Schweyer and Vladimir Sudilovsky and M. Tanga and Adria C. Updike and Hendrik van Eerten and Karla Varela},
journal={Nature},
year={2015},
volume={523},
pages={189-192}
}
• Published 9 July 2015
• Physics
• Nature
A new class of ultra-long-duration (more than 10,000 seconds) γ-ray bursts has recently been suggested. They may originate in the explosion of stars with much larger radii than those producing normal long-duration γ-ray bursts or in the tidal disruption of a star. No clear supernova has yet been associated with an ultra-long-duration γ-ray burst. Here we report that a supernova (SN 2011kl) was associated with the ultra-long-duration γ-ray burst GRB 111209A, at a redshift z of 0.677. This…
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Astrophysics: A twist in the tale of γ-ray bursts
It is reported that supernova SN 2011kl was associated with the ultra-long-duration γ-ray burst GRB 111209A at z = 0.677, adding support to the recent suggestion of a new class of ultra- long-duration (longer than 10,000 seconds) γ -ray bursts.
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