Burst Group External Collaboration Overview
Overview of Active or Possible External Collaboration
Name of external person(s), group, or scientific collaboration:
LCOGT: Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network
Brief description of collaborative activity (one sentence):
Follow up GW event candidates with optical telescopes.
Contact person(s) in the LSC+Virgo collaborations:
Erik Katsavounidis (just an idea)
External contact person(s):
How does/would this collaborative activity benefit the LSC and Virgo?
Could confirm and localize a GW event candidate, and provide
additional information about its source.
Are there other individuals/groups who could provide similar
RObotic telescopes, good sky coverage
If so, what is the scientific and/or practical justification
for pursuing this particular collaboration?
Are any joint proposals planned to be submitted, e.g. for funding
or for telescope time?
If so, indicate what will be proposed, to what agency or
entity, and who will be listed as the investigator(s).
Describe any paper(s) which will/might result from this collaboration
What preliminary studies (if any) have been done or are currently
Any other comments:
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