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GCN Circular 21537

Subject
LIGO/Virgo G298048: ATCA observations of candidate host galaxies
Date
2017-08-18T04:04:00Z (7 years ago)
From
Tara Murphy at U of Sydney <tara@physics.usyd.edu.au>
K. Bannister (CSIRO), C. Lynch (University of Sydney), D. Kaplan (UWM),

T. Murphy (University of Sydney), D. Dobie (University of Sydney) on behalf

of the VAST collaboration.

We are currently observing candidate host galaxies in the LIGO/Virgo

G298048 localisation volume with the Australia Telescope Compact Array

(LVC GCN #21513, sky map; LVC GCN #21519, 54 nearby galaxies).

We are observing at two central frequencies of 8.5 GHz and 10.5 GHz,

each with a bandwidth of 2 GHz. Observations started at

2017-08-18 01:00 UTC. Analysis of this data is underway.

Subsequent epochs are planned.

Thank you to CSIRO staff for supporting these observations.

-- 
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Sydney Institute for Astronomy | School of Physics | Faculty of Science

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