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GW170608: Observation of a 19 solar-mass binary black hole coalescence


Abbott, BP and Abbott, R and Siellez, K and Zweizig, J, LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, GW170608: Observation of a 19 solar-mass binary black hole coalescence, The Astrophysical Journal. Letters, 851, (2) Article L35. ISSN 2041-8205 (2017) [Refereed Article]

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On 2017 June 8 at 02:01:16.49 UTC, a gravitational-wave (GW) signal from the merger of two stellar-mass black holes was observed by the two Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory detectors with a network signal-to-noise ratio of 13.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:binaries, gravitational waves, stars, black holes
Research Division:Physical Sciences
Research Group:Astronomical sciences
Research Field:General relativity and gravitational waves
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
UTAS Author:Siellez, K (Dr Karelle Siellez)
ID Code:151997
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Physics
Deposited On:2022-08-09
Last Modified:2022-08-09

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