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GCN Circular 36342

Subject
LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA S240429an: Retraction of GW compact binary merger candidate
Date
2024-04-29T06:18:54Z (19 days ago)
From
Cam Sprague <cspragu2@nd.edu>
Via
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SUBJECT: LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA S240429an: Retraction of GW compact binary merger candidate

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and the KAGRA Collaboration report:

The trigger S240429an is no longer considered to be a candidate of interest. This candidate was initially identified by one or more early-warning analyses by matching partial signal templates to the data. Analysis of additional data up to the putative merger time, with full signal templates, did not make a significant detection, indicating that the initial candidate was likely due to transient noise. 
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