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GCN Circular 21663

Subject
LIGO/VIRGO G298936: Fermi GBM Observations
Date
2017-08-23T18:20:31Z (6 years ago)
From
Rachel Hamburg at UAH <rkh0007@uah.edu>
LIGO/VIRGO G298936: Fermi GBM Observations

R. Hamburg (UAH) 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),
A. Goldstein (USRA), C. M. Hui (NASA/MSFC), 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), and C. Wilson-Hodge (NASA/MSFC)

At the time of the LIGO/Virgo candidate G298936, 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.
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