Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 138, 395-398
Observed properties of gamma-ray bursts
Space Sciences Laboratory, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, U.S.A.
Received January 21; accepted April 28, 1999
The observed temporal and spectral characteristics and the spatial distribution of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are summarized, primarily from data obtained with the BATSE experiment on the Compton Observatory. The availability of these data and the prospects for continued observations are also described.
Key words: gamma-rays: bursts