Probing the nature of dark GRBs with the exceptional burst GRB 060108

S. R. Oates, C. G. Mundell, S. Piranomonte, K. L. Page, M. De Pasquale, A. Monfardini, A. Melandrl, S. Zane, C. Guidorzi, D. Malesani

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Abstract

We present observations of the optically dark burst GRB 060108, the 100th Swift burst. We find that the most likely explanation for the observed darkness is a combination of intrinsic faintness, a hard optical to X-ray spectrum and dust extinction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1547-1548
Number of pages2
JournalNuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica B
Volume121
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Oates, S. R., Mundell, C. G., Piranomonte, S., Page, K. L., De Pasquale, M., Monfardini, A., Melandrl, A., Zane, S., Guidorzi, C., & Malesani, D. (2006). Probing the nature of dark GRBs with the exceptional burst GRB 060108. Nuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica B, 121(12), 1547-1548. https://doi.org/10.1393/ncb/i2007-10339-1