GRB 060313: A New Paradigm for Short-Hard Bursts?

  title={GRB 060313: A New Paradigm for Short-Hard Bursts?},
  author={Peter W. A. Roming and Daniel E. vanden Berk and V. D. Palshin and Claudio Pagani and Jay Norris and Pawan Kumar and H A Krimm and Stephen T. Holland and Caryl Gronwall and Alexander J. Blustin and Bing Zhang and Patricia Schady and Takanori Sakamoto and J. P. Osborne and J A Nousek and F. E. Marshall and P{\'e}ter M{\'e}sz{\'a}ros and Sergey Golenetskii and Neil Gehrels and Dmitry D. Frederiks and Sergio Campana and David N. Burrows and Patricia T. Boyd and Scott Douglas Barthelmy and Rafail L. Aptekar},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We report the simultaneous observations of the prompt emission in the gamma-ray and hard X-ray bands by the Swift BATand the Konus-Wind instruments of the short-hard burst, GRB 060313. The observations reveal multiple peaks in both the gamma-ray and hard X-ray bands suggesting a highly variable outflow from the central explosion. We also describe the early-time observations of the X-ray and UV/optical afterglows by the Swift XRT and UVOT instruments. The combination of the X-ray and UV/optical… Expand
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