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Release No.: 2017-30
For Release: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:00am

Astronomers See Light Show Associated With Gravitational Waves

GW170817

Hubble Space Telescope image NGC 4993, the host galaxy of the optical counterpart to GW170817. The inset shows the location of the optical counterpart, nine days after the discovery.

NASA/STScI/P. Blanchard / E. Berger / CfA

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