Imagine the Universe!

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This animation shows how astronomers think GRB 080319B erupted. A narrow, ultrafast jet first punches through a star (shown as a small, glowing, blue sphere) and is followed by a wider, less energetic jet.

Imagine the Universe is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Acting Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
All material on this site has been created and updated between 1997-2012.

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