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GCN Circular 21779

Subject
LIGO/Virgo G298048: Possible Plateau in Ks band revealed by continued Gemini-South observations
Date
2017-08-31T18:32:01Z (7 years ago)
From
Leo Singer at NASA/GSFC <leo.p.singer@nasa.gov>
L. P. Singer (NASA/GSFC), R. Lau (Caltech), and M. M. Kasliwal (Caltech)
report on behalf of the Global Relay of Observatories Watching Transients
Happen (GROWTH) collaboration:

We report continued near-infrared observations in J, H, Ks band on the
FLAMINGOS-2 instrument on Gemini-South through 2017-08-31 UT. The source
seems to have ceased fading between 2017-08-28 UT and 2017-08-29 UT and
reached a plateau at about Ks = 17.7 mag (Vega).
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