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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Filipe B. Abdalla; Filipe B. Abdalla; Eric H. Neilsen; A. Palmese; Richard Kessler; Alfredo Zenteno; M. Banerji; Huan Lin; Wc Wester; C. J. Conselice; ...
    Publisher: American Astronomical Society
    Project: EC | CLUSTERS (335936), NSF | The Progenitors and Explo... (1518052), NSF | Physics Frontier Center a... (1125897), NSF | Gamma-Ray Bursts: From Pr... (1411763), NSF | Gravitational Wave Physic... (1707954), NSF | From First Detections to ... (1708081), NSF | Collaborative Research: T... (1138766), NSF | Gamma-Ray Bursts: Physics... (1714498), NSF | CAREER: Hearing and Seein... (1151836), EC | COGS (240672),...

    We present the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) discovery of the optical counterpart of the first binary neutron star merger detected through gravitational wave emission, GW170817. Our observations commenced 10.5 hours post-merger, as soon as the localization region became ac...

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