Date sent: 9 December 2015, 09:32

From: Elena Pian (

Subject: Third open call for participation in LIGO/Virgo GW-EM follow-up program (deadline: Feb 7, 2016)

Announcement from Gabriela Gonzalez (LIGO Scientific Collaboration) and Fulvio Ricci (Virgo Collaboration)

Dear colleague,

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration have issued the

third open call for professional astronomers interested in signing agreements

for the identification of electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational

wave triggers found in the second science run of LIGO and Virgo Advanced

detectors, which will start next year.

You can find details on how to submit your application for this program in

the web page:

applications should be submitted before February 7, 2016.

We look forward to your participation in a new exciting era of

gravitational wave astronomy! Please email us at if you have

any questions.

Best regards,

Gabriela Gonzalez (Spokesperson, LIGO Scientific Collaboration), and Fulvio

Ricci (Spokesperson, Virgo Collaboration)


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