Gravitational Wave Open Science Center


Timeline technology provides instant access to time-based metadata on scales from seconds to centuries. Timeline is developed by the Gravitational Wave Open Science Center, which is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Welcome to Timeline. This page provides information on when LIGO was collecting science mode data, as well as data quality classifications and injection times.

Timeline Queries

Timeline Quick Links

Some common example plots are linked below:

Science Mode Timelines

Timelines from the O2 run, 2016-2017

Timelines from the O1 run, 2015-2016

Timelines from the S6 run, 2009-2010

Timelines from the S5 run, 2005-2007