A rough estimate of the gravitational wave strain amplitude from an oscillating Source is h \sim \frac{2 \omega^{2} \mu T^{2}}{D} in geometrized units, where w is the angular frequency of the wave, µ is the amount of(non-spherically symmetric) mass going around, and D is the distance to the source. I am looking for things like 10-5 M, mountains on rotating neutron stars (1–2 Mo, about 12 km radius). If clever signal processing lets me detect these things with h ~ 10-25 at 100 Hz, how far out can I see them? Give your answer in kiloparsecs. (For comparison, the center of our galaxy is about 8 kpc away.)

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