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GW170817 
gravitational wave signal detected by the LIGO observatory on 17 August 2017
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The GW170817 signal as measured by the LIGO and Virgo gravitational wave detectors
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Instance of gravitational wave event,
neutron star merger
LocationNGC 4993
Constellation
Site of astronomical discovery
Time of discovery or invention
  • 17 August 2017
Mass
  • 2.73 solar mass
Distance from Earth
  • 40.7 megaparsec
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GW170817 (it); GW170817 (fr); GW170817 (ca); GW170817 (de); GW170817 (lmo); GW170817 (be); جی‌دبلیو ۱۷۰۸۱۷ (fa); GW170817 (zh); GW170817 (da); GW170817 (ja); GW170817 (sv); GW170817 (pl); GW170817 (uk); GW170817 (nl); GW170817 (ru); GW170817 (pt); GW170817 (gsw); GW170817 (fi); GW170817 (en); GW170817 (ar); GW170817 (es); GW170817 (vi) первый зарегистрированный гравитационно-волновой всплеск (ru); 2017年8月17日にLIGOが検出した重力波 (ja); Gravitationswellensignal beobachtet am 17. August 2017 (de); sinal de onda gravitacional (pt); gravitational wave signal detected by the LIGO observatory on 17 August 2017 (en); impuls fal grawitacyjnych wykryty przez obserwatorium LIGO w dniu 17 sierpnia 2017 (pl); ona gravitatòria (ca); Gravitätswälle beobachtet am 17. August 2017 (gsw) GW١٧٠٨١٧ (ar); fusion d'étoiles à neutrons du 17 août 2017 (fr); AT2017gfo (ja)
English: Gravitational wave event GW170817. Also gamma-ray burst GRB 170817A and astronomical transient (kilonova) AT 2017gfo.

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