The Electromagnetic Counterpart of the Binary Neutron Star Merger LIGO/Virgo GW170817. IV. Detection of Near-infrared Signatures of r-process Nucleosynthesis with Gemini-South

Year-Month2017-10
JournalThe Astrophysical Journal Letters
AuthorChornock, R., Berger, E., Kasen, D., Cowperthwaite, P. S., Nicholl, M., Villar, V. A., Alexander, K. D., Blanchard, P. K., Eftekhari, T., Fong, W., Margutti, R., Williams, P. K. G., Annis, J., Brout, D., Brown, D. A., Chen, H.-Y., Drout, M. R., Farr, B., Foley, R. J., Frieman, J. A., Fryer, C. L., Herner, K., Holz, D. E., Kessler, R., Matheson, T., Metzger, B. D., Quataert, E., Rest, A., Sako, M., Scolnic, D. M., Smith, N., Soares-Santos, M.
Bibcode2017ApJ...848L..19C
TelescopeGS
InstrumentFLAMINGOS-2
ParticipantUS/DD
First author participant affiliationUSA
Co-author participant affiliationsUSA
Program IDGS-2017B-Q-8, GS-2017B-DD-4

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