Interestingly, the burst was detected by an Italian Space Agency (with the participation of Dutch astonomers) satellite (yeah, Italy has its own space agency) and not by NASA or ESA. Imagine that.
Happy birthday GRB 970228! ♥
|An artist's illustration of GRB|
GRB - Wikipedia article about this particular GRB.
Hubble News - Hubble news article from 1997.