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GCN Circular 36190

LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA S240420aw: Retraction of GW compact binary merger candidate
2024-04-20T05:17:10Z (a month ago)
Gaurav Waratkar at IIT Bombay <>
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The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and the KAGRA Collaboration report:

The trigger S240420aw is no longer considered to be a candidate of interest. There was a high rate of noise transients (glitches) in the LIGO Hanford detector, which created spurious false alarms in the minutes surrounding the time of this candidate. 

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