Pan-STARRS and PESSTO search for an optical counterpart to the LIGO gravitational-wave source GW150914

S.~J. Smartt, K.~C. Chambers, K.~W. Smith, M.~E. Huber, D.~R. Young, E. Cappellaro, D.~E. Wright, M. Coughlin, A.~S.~B. Schultz, L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, A. Heinze, E.~A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Rest, A. Sherstyuk, B. Stalder, C.~W. Stubbs, J. Tonry, C. WatersM. Willman, J.~P. Anderson, C. Baltay, M.~T. Botticella, H. Campbell, M. Dennefeld, T. -W. Chen, M. Della Valle, N. Elias-Rosa, M. Fraser, C. Inserra, E. Kankare, R. Kotak, T. Kupfer, J. Harmanen, L. Galbany, A. Gal-Yam, L. Le Guillou, J.~D. Lyman, K. Maguire, A. Mitra, M. Nicholl, F. Olivares E, D. Rabinowitz, A. Razza, J. Sollerman, M. Smith, G. Terreran, S. Valenti, B. Gibson, T. Goggia

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44 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4094-4116
Number of pages23
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2016


  • gravitational waves
  • stars: black holes
  • gamma-ray burst: general
  • stars: neutron
  • supernovae: general
  • Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
  • Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

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