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GCN Circular 36554

Subject
LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA S240527fv: Updated Sky localization
Date
2024-05-28T13:57:10Z (2 months ago)
From
Charlie Hoy at University of Portsmouth <charlie.hoy@port.ac.uk>
Via
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The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and the KAGRA Collaboration report:

We have conducted further analysis of the LIGO Hanford Observatory (H1), LIGO Livingston Observatory (L1), and Virgo Observatory (V1) data around the time of the compact binary merger (CBC) candidate S240527fv (GCN Circular 36551). Parameter estimation has been performed using Bilby [1] and a new sky map, Bilby.multiorder.fits, distributed via GCN Notice, is available for retrieval from the GraceDB event page:

https://gracedb.ligo.org/superevents/S240527fv

For the Bilby.multiorder.fits sky map, the 90% credible region is well fit by an ellipse with an area of 16 deg2 described by the following DS9 region (right ascension, declination, semi-major axis, semi-minor axis, position angle of the semi-minor axis):
   icrs; ellipse(03h46m, -47d37m, 3.09d, 1.60d, 49.80d)
Marginalized over the whole sky, the a posteriori luminosity distance estimate is 1119 +/- 188 Mpc (a posteriori mean +/- standard deviation).

For further information about analysis methodology and the contents of this alert, refer to the LIGO/Virgo/KAGRA Public Alerts User Guide https://emfollow.docs.ligo.org/.

 [1] Ashton et al. ApJS 241, 27 (2019) doi:10.3847/1538-4365/ab06fc and Morisaki et al. (2023) arXiv:2307.13380
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