The host of the SN-less GRB 060505 in high resolution

  title={The host of the SN-less GRB 060505 in high resolution},
  author={Christina C. Thone and Lise Christensen and Jason Xavier Prochaska and Joshua S. Bloom and Javier Gorosabel and Johan P. U. Fynbo and P. Jakobsson and Andrew S. Fruchter},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The spiral host galaxy of GRB 060505 at z=0.089 was the site of a puzzling long duration burst without an accompanying supernova. Studies of the burst environment by Th\"one et al. (2008) suggested that this GRB came from the collapse of a massive star and that the GRB site was a region with properties different from the rest of the galaxy. We reobserved the galaxy in high spatial resolution using the VIMOS integral-field unit (IFU) at the VLT with a spaxel size of 0.67 arcsec. Furthermore, we… 

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