After HETE

  • J. I. Katz Racah
  • Published 1996

Abstract

The outstanding task of gamma-ray burst astronomy is to test the hypothesis that they are at cosmological distances. This can be done by determining the coordinates of at least a few bursts to ∼ 15 ′′ or better. If they are in distant galaxies, the next task is to determine from which component of the galaxies the bursts originate; sub-arcsecond positions… (More)

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