"sean" <jaymoseley@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Actually, there was nothing said about a "weak L break." Please check
> > again.
> This is the quote from gcn 5237..."A preliminary analysis
> shows the Lya forest up to a rather weak Lya line, "
> Isnt that the same as a weak L break?
No, the Ly-alpha line is seen in emission at the redshift of the
afterglow. Why not look at some spectra and see for yourself (Steidel
> > As noted before, magnitudes in different filters are not necessarily
> > directly comparable. The filter wavelength bandwidth,
> > instrumental+sky backgrounds, and quantum efficiences are different in
> > different filter bandpasses. Thus the limiting sensitivities and
> > zero-points are different.
> Yes I agree but I notice you arent sure if W could or couldnt have
> given a
> detection of >18.83 at 5000sec?
I'm not really informed enough to say.