Optical observations of GRB 060124 afterglow: a case for an injection break

  title={Optical observations of GRB 060124 afterglow: a case for an injection break},
  author={Kuntal Misra and Dipankar Bhattacharya and Devendra K. Sahu and Ram Sagar and G. C. Anupama and Alberto J. Castro-Tirado and Sergei S. Guziy and Brazil Aries and Nainital Rri and Bangalore Crest and Hosakote and Bangalore Iia and Bangalore IAA-CSIC and Granada and Spain. The Pennsylvania State University and Nikolskaya and Ukraine},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. We present broad band optical afterglow observations of a long duration GRB 060124 using the 1.04-m Sampurnanand Telescope at ARIES, Nainital and the 2.01-m HCT at IAO, Hanle, including the earliest ground-based observations in R  band for this GRB. We determine the decay slope of the light curve at different bands and examine the reality of a proposed jet break. Methods. We use data from our observations as well as others reported in the literature to construct light curves in different… 

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