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Inferring Parameters of GW170502: The Loudest Intermediate-mass Black Hole Trigger in LIGO’s O1/O2 data

16 Oct 2020, 16:00 UTC
Inferring Parameters of GW170502: The Loudest Intermediate-mass Black Hole Trigger in LIGO’s O1/O2 data
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Richard Udall et al 2020 ApJ 900 80
Assuming the loudest marginal trigger found by LIGO in 2015–2017, GW170502, was a binary black hole merger, then it represents the formation of a 157-solar-mass intermediate mass black hole.

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