November 16, 2005
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (November 16th, 2005) Spectral data of gamma-ray burst GRB 051111 were collected with the Keck I telescope on November 11, 2005 (UT). The data is available to the public at:
Astronomer Jason X. Prochaska of UC Santa Cruz determined that the redshift of the gamma-ray burst is z=1.55.
A full analysis is underway.