Are the hosts of gamma-ray bursts sub-luminous and blue galaxies?

E. Le Floc'h, P. A. Duc, I. F. Mirabel, D. B. Sanders, G. Bosch, R. J. Diaz, C. J. Donzelli, I. Rodrigues, T. J.L. Courvoisier, J. Greiner, S. Mereghetti, J. Melnick, J. Maza, D. Minniti

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Abstract

K-band imaging observations of ten gamma-ray burst (GRB) host galaxies were discussed. Optical and radio afterglow associated with the GRB event were also studied. Results showed that GRB host galaxies are lying at 0.5 ≲z≲1.5, infrared, mid-infrared and submillimeter deep surveys.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-510
Number of pages12
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics
Volume400
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003

Keywords

  • Cosmology: observations
  • Galaxies: evolution
  • Galaxies: starburst
  • Gamma rays: bursts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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