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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: HAL CCSD
    Project: NSF | Graduate Research Fellows... (1144152), EC | TESTDE (291329), NSF | Collaborative Research: T... (1138766), EC | COSMICDAWN (306478), NSF | Gravitational Wave Physic... (1707954), NSF | The Progenitors and Explo... (1518052), EC | COGS (240672), NSF | Physics Frontier Center a... (1125897), NSF | CAREER: Hearing and Seein... (1151836), EC | CLUSTERS (335936),...

    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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