BATSE Observations of Gamma-Ray Burst Tails

  title={BATSE Observations of Gamma-Ray Burst Tails},
  author={Valerie Connaughton},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
With the discovery of low-energy radiation appearing to come from the site of gamma-ray bursts in the hours to weeks after the initial burst of gamma rays, it would appear that astronomers have seen a cosmological imprint made by the burster on its surroundings. I discuss in this paper the phenomenon of postburst emission in BATSE gamma-ray bursts at energies traditionally associated with prompt emission. By summing the background-subtracted signals from hundreds of bursts, I find that tails… 

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