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GCN Circular 19310

Subject
LIGO Virgo G211117: Additional MWA Observations
Date
2016-04-13T01:46:07Z (8 years ago)
From
David Kaplan at UW-Milwaukee <kaplan@uwm.edu>
D. Kaplan (UWM), S. Croft (UC Berkeley/Eureka Scientific), K. Bannister (CSIRO), T. Murphy (University of Sydney), A. Rowlinson (UvA/Astron), M. Bell (CSIRO), S. Tingay (Curtin University), R. Wayth (Curtin University), T. Franzen (Curtin University), A. Williams (Curtin University) on behalf of the Murchison Widefield Array collaboration report:

We observed a single pointing designed to cover the main part of the southern-lobe of the  skymap of the advanced LIGO/Virgo trigger G211117 with the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope.  The observation covers roughly 30deg x 30deg (FWHM) centered at:

14:45:00 -47:30:00 2016-04-07 17:37 UT

The observations are at a center frequency of 154 MHz, with a 30 MHz bandwidth with 1s integrations and 40 kHz frequency resolution.  Analysis is ongoing.
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