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GCN Circular 25107

LIGO/Virgo S190718y: Analysis update
2019-07-19T16:31:52Z (5 years ago)
Varun Bhalerao at Indian Inst of Tech <>
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration report:

We performed a preliminary follow-up investigation of the compact
binary merger candidate S190718y reported in GCN 25087. We removed
glitches reported therein, using the PyCBC [1] gating method and
reanalyzed the data with PyCBC / Bayestar [2], and also using the same
template as the gstlal event. The analysis yields no evidence for
retracting this event. There are no updates to the p_astro or
significance of this event at this time.

The event's properties can be found at this URL:

For further information about analysis methodology and the contents of
this alert, refer to the LIGO/Virgo Public Alerts User Guide

[1] Nitz et al. PRD 98, 024050 (2018)
[2] Singer & Price PRD 93, 024013 (2016)
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