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September 16, 1997 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1997-30

Hubble Stays on Trail of Fading Gamma-Ray Burst Fireball, Results Point to Extragalactic Origin

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Image: Gamma Ray Burst GRB 970228 Appears To Originate Outside Our Galaxy

Gamma Ray Burst GRB 970228 Appears To Originate Outside Our Galaxy

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Object Name: GRB 970228

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: Andrew Fruchter (STScI), Elena Pian (ITSRE-CNR), and NASA

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