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Title: THE BATSE 5B GAMMA-RAY BURST SPECTRAL CATALOG

We present systematic spectral analyses of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) detected with the Burst and Transient Source Experiment (BATSE) on board the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory during its entire nine years of operation. This catalog contains two types of spectra extracted from 2145 GRBs, and fitted with five different spectral models resulting in a compendium of over 19,000 spectra. The models were selected based on their empirical importance to the spectral shape of many GRBs, and the analysis performed was devised to be as thorough and objective as possible. We describe in detail our procedures and criteria for the analyses, and present the bulk results in the form of parameter distributions. This catalog should be considered an official product from the BATSE Science Team, and the data files containing the complete results are available from the High-Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC)
Authors:
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  1. University of Alabama in Huntsville, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 (United States)
  2. Space Science Office, VP62, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812 (United States)
  3. Universities Space Research Association, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22273304
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series; Journal Volume: 208; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; ASTROPHYSICS; COSMIC GAMMA BURSTS; DATA ANALYSIS; GAMMA ASTRONOMY; GAMMA SPECTRA; TRANSIENTS