publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2016

Supplement: Localization and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Abernathy, M. R.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; Adams, T.; Addesso, P.; Adhikari, R. X.; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2016
Abstract
This Supplement provides supporting material for arXiv:1602.08492 . We briefly summarize past electromagnetic (EM) follow-up efforts as well as the organization and policy of the current EM follow-up program. We compare the four probability sky maps produced for the gravitational-wave transient GW150914, and provide additional details of the EM follow-up observations that were performed in the different bands.
Subjects
arXiv: Computer Science::Multimedia
free text keywords: [PHYS.ASTR.HE]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena [astro-ph.HE], [PHYS.GRQC]Physics [physics]/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology [gr-qc], QB, QC, gravitational waves – methods: observational, Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, [ PHYS.ASTR.HE ] Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena [astro-ph.HE], [ PHYS.GRQC ] Physics [physics]/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology [gr-qc], Science & Technology, Physical Sciences, Astronomy & Astrophysics, gravitational waves, methods: observational, ADVANCED LIGO, ELECTROMAGNETIC COUNTERPARTS, DARK ENERGY, TELESCOPE, MISSION, VIRGO, EVENTS, SEARCH, CAMERA, electromagnetic [current], gravitational radiation, gravitational radiation detector, electromagnetic, emission [gravitational radiation], localization, gravitational waves; methods: observational; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Space and Planetary Science, astro-ph.HE, gr-qc, RCUK, STFC, ST/I001123/1, ST/L000709/1, /dk/atira/pure/core/subjects/cosmology, Cosmology and Gravitation, 520, current: electromagnetic, gravitational radiation: emission, gravitational waves, methods: observational, Astrophysics and Astronomy, General Relativity and Cosmology, observational [Methods], Space and Planetary Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, ddc:520, Broadband, Gravitational wave, Physics, Sky, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Astronomy
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EC| 4PI-SKY
Project
4PI-SKY
4 pi sky: Extreme Astrophysics with Revolutionary Radio Telescopes
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 267697
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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NSF| The CGWA in the Era of Multimessenger Astronomy
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1242090
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Education & Human Resources | Division of Human Resource Development
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EC| GAIA-ESO-MW
Project
GAIA-ESO-MW
The Gaia-ESO Milky Way Survey
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 320360
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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NSF| PIRE: GROWTH: Global Relay of Observatories Watching Transients Happen
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1545949
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EC| ULTRAS
Project
ULTRAS
Ultra-luminous supernovae : understanding their nature and cosmic evolution
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 291222
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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