The Discovery of the Electromagnetic Counterpart of GW170817: Kilonova AT 2017gfo/DLT17ck

@article{Valenti2017TheDO,
  title={The Discovery of the Electromagnetic Counterpart of GW170817: Kilonova AT 2017gfo/DLT17ck},
  author={Stefano Valenti and David. J. Sand and Shengqi Yang and Enrico Cappellaro and Leonardo Tartaglia and Alessandra Corsi and Saurabh W. Jha and Daniel E. Reichart and Joshua B. Haislip and Vladimir V. Kouprianov},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2017},
  volume={848}
}
During the second observing run of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and Virgo Interferometer, a gravitational-wave signal consistent with a binary neutron star coalescence was detected on 2017 August 17th (GW170817), quickly followed by a coincident short gamma-ray burst trigger detected by the Fermi satellite. The Distance Less Than 40 (DLT40) Mpc supernova search performed pointed follow-up observations of a sample of galaxies regularly monitored by the survey… 

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