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GCN Circular 21607

Subject
LIGO/Virgo G298389: Fermi GBM Upper Limits
Date
2017-08-20T01:16:45Z (7 years ago)
From
C. Michelle Hui at MSFC/HAWC/Fermi-GBM <c.m.hui@nasa.gov>
C. M. Hui (NASA/MSFC) reports on behalf of the GBM-LIGO Group:
L. Blackburn (CfA), M. S. Briggs (UAH), J. Broida (Carleton College),
E. Burns (NASA/GSFC), J. Camp (NASA/GSFC), T. Dal Canton (NASA/GSFC),
N. Christensen (Carleton College), V. Connaughton (USRA),
Adam Goldstein (USRA), R. Hamburg (UAH), P. Jenke (UAH),
D. Kocevski (NASA/MSFC), N. Leroy (LAL), T. Littenberg (NASA/MSFC),
J. McEnery (NASA/GSFC), R. Preece (UAH), J. Racusin (NASA/GSFC),
P. Shawhan (UMD), K. Siellez (GATech), L. Singer (NASA/GSFC),
J. Veitch (Birmingham), P. Veres (UAH), C. Wilson-Hodge (NASA/MSFC)

At the time of the LIGO/VIRGO candidate G298389, Fermi was passing
through the South Atlantic Anomaly; therefore the GBM detectors
were disabled.

Upper limits on persistent emission over 48-hour period centered on
the LIGO/VIRGO trigger time using the Earth Occultation technique
(Wilson-Hodge et al. 2012, ApJS, 201, 33) will be forthcoming when
data become available.
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