Swift observations of GRB050712

T. S. Poole, M. De Pasquale, D. Grupe, A. A. Breeveld, S. Zane, S. R. Rosen, M. J. Page, K. O. Mason, D. N. Burrows, H. A. Krimm, N. Gehrels, J. A. Nousek, P. W.A. Roming, S. Kobayashi, B. Zhang

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Swift observations of GRB050712 show that the X-ray light curve of this burst exhibits flaring activity in the first 500 s. We find that the initial flares can be due to "inner engine" activity, where the later flare may be explained in terms of the interaction of the ejecta with the surrounding medium. An optical counterpart was detected in the U and V band of UVOT up to 15000 s after the trigger.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1567-1568
Number of pages2
JournalNuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica B
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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