The Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: 1.1-1.9 GHz observations of 692 Nearby Stars

  title={The Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: 1.1-1.9 GHz observations of 692 Nearby Stars},
  author={Jesus Emilio Enriquez and Andrew P. V. Siemion and Griffin S. Foster and Vishal Gajjar and Gregory Hellbourg and Jack Hickish and Howard T. Isaacson and Danny C. Price and Steve Croft and David R. DeBoer and Matt Lebofsky and David Macmahon and Dan Werthimer},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
We report on a search for engineered signals from a sample of 692 nearby stars using the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, undertaken as part of the $Breakthrough~Listen~Initiative$ search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Observations were made over 1.1$-$1.9 GHz (L band), with three sets of five-minute observations of the 692 primary targets, interspersed with five-minute observations of secondary targets. By comparing the "ON" and "OFF" observations we are able to identify terrestrial… Expand

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