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Construction Completion Date: December 17, 2010

Planned Lifetime: IceCube Upgrade planned for Winter 2025

End of Operations: No specific requirement

Data Archives:

IceCube is an all-sky detector at the South Pole which detects high energy neutrinos in the range of 1010 to 1021 eV. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is the lead management institute for IceCube. The construction of IceCube, maintenance and operations, and the IceCube Upgrade are supported by the National Science Foundation as well as the Department of Energy, the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Michigan State University, and agencies in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Japan, and Korea.

GCN Notice Types in GCN Classic and GCN Classic Over Kafka: Detailed Descriptions and Examples

ICECUBE_ASTROTRACK_GOLD0.5–1 minutesHi-energy single neutrino directions
ICECUBE_ASTROTRACK_BRONZE0.5–1 minutesHi-energy single neutrino directions
AMON_NU_EM_COINC7 hoursCoincidence of IceCube+HAWC or ANTARES+Fermi
AMON_ICECUBE_CASCADE0.5–1 minutesDirection of a single hi-energy neutrino

Common GCN Circular Types:

Identification of high energy neutrino candidate~1 dayIceCube-220524A
Follow up of high energy neutrino candidate~1 dayIceCube-220524A
Follow up of gravitational wave trigger~1 dayLIGO/Virgo S200129m

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