LIGO_skymap

LIGO_skymap

region of sky believed to contain the source of the gravitational wave detected on April 8, 2019

The region of sky believed to contain the source of the gravitational wave detected on April 8, 2019. The area spans 387 square degrees, equivalent to nearly 2000 full-Moons, roughly meandering through the constellations Cassiopeia, Lacerta, Andromeda, and Cepheus in the northern hemisphere.

IMAGE: LIGO/Caltech/MIT