Gravitational Wave Open Science Center

Parameters for GWTC-2



chi_eff: spin parameter indicating the effective inspiral spin

chirp_mass (M_sun): the chirp mass

chirp_mass_source (M_sun): the chirp mass as measured in the source frame

far (yr^-1): false alarm rate

final_mass_source (M_sun): the mass of the remnant compact object after merger, assuming a binary black hole model

luminosity_distance (Mpc): the luminosity distance of the source

mass_1_source (M_sun): the source mass of the heavier object in the binary in the source frame

mass_2_source (M_sun): the source mass of the lighter object in the binary in the source frame

network_matched_filter_snr: network signal-to-noise ratio

redshift: the redshift

total_mass_source (M_sun): the total mass of the binary in the source frame