Gravitational Wave Open Science Center

Data Releases for Observed Transients

This page is obsolete

As of December 1, 2018 data linked from this page are superseded by catalogs of detections. The list of transients on this page is now incomplete.

Data Releases: Compact Object Mergers

Click icons below for data and documentation:

Parameter Estimation Posterior Samples

Posterior samples used for parameter esimation are available for some events:

Audio files

Listen to audio files from LIGO detections.


Visualize the source sky localization estimated from LIGO and Virgo observations.

Rapid Triggers from LIGO and Virgo data

During O1 and O2, information about detected transients was shared as it became available with a set of interested astronomers as GCN Circulars. This exchange is archived:

Notable data from Initial LIGO