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Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser.
Volume 138, Number 3, September 1999
Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Afterglow Era Contents Rome, November 3-6, 1998
Page(s) 587 - 588
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/aas:1999110
Published online 15 September 1999
DOI: 10.1051/aas:1999110



Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 138, 587-588

Catching the light curve of a flaring GRB. The opportunity offered by gravitational lensing

G.M. Beskin1 - A. Shearer2 - A. Golden2 - C. Bartolini3 - A. Guarnieri3 - N. Masetti4 - A. Piccioni3

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1 - Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russia
2 - University of Galway, Ireland
3 - Dipartimento di Astronomia, Università di Bologna, via Zamboni 33, I-40126 Bologna, Italy
4 - Istituto Te.S.R.E., CNR, Bologna, Italy

Received December 29, 1998; accepted June 3, 1999

Abstract:

The photometric history of the events related to Gamma-Ray Bursts can be studied from the very beginning, or even before, if they are repeated (at least two times after the first event) by effect of gravitational lensing. These possibilities are analyzed for different kinds of lensing galaxies in the frame of their simple models.

Key words: gravitational lensing, gamma-rays: bursts

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