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    • ESC supernova spectroscopy of non-ESC targets 

      Harutyunyan, A.; Pfahler, P.; Pastorello, A.; Taubenberger, S.; Turatto, M.; Cappellaro, E.; Benetti, Stefano; Elias-Rosa, Nancy; Navasardyan, H.; Valenti, S.; Stanishev, V.; Patat, F.; Riello, M.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Hillebrandt, W. (EDP SCIENCES S A, 2008-09)
      Aims. We present the spectra of 36 supernovae (SNe) of various types, obtained by the European Supernova Collaboration. Because of the spectral classification and the phase determination at their discovery the SNe did not ...
    • High luminosity, slow ejecta and persistent carbon lines: SN 2009dc challenges thermonuclear explosion scenarios 

      Taubenberger, S.; Benetti, S.; Childress, M.; Pakmor, R.; Hachinger, S.; Mazzali, Paolo; Stanishev, V.; Elias-Rosa, Nancy; Agnoletto, I.; Bufano, Filomena; Ergon, M.; Harutyunyan, A.; Inserra, C.; Kankare, E.; Kromer, M.; Navasardyan, H.; Nicolas, J.; Pastorello, A.; Prosperi, E.; Salgado, F.; Sollerman, J.; Stritzinger, M.; Turatto, M.; Valenti, S.; Hillebrandt, W. (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2011-04)
      Extended optical and near-IR observations reveal that SN 2009dc shares a number of similarities with normal Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia), but is clearly overluminous, with a (pseudo-bolometric) peak luminosity of log (L) = ...
    • INTERACTING SUPERNOVAE AND SUPERNOVA IMPOSTORS: SN 2009ip, IS THIS THE END? 

      Pastorello, A.; Cappellaro, E.; Inserra, C.; Smartt, S. J.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Benetti, S.; Valenti, S.; Fraser, M.; Takáts, K.; Benítez Seguel, Susana Alejandra; Botticella, María Teresa; Brimacombe, J.; Bufano, Filomena; Cellier Holzem, F.; Costado, M. T.; Cupani, G.; Curtis, I.; Elias Rosa, N.; Ergon, M.; Fynbo, J. P.; Hambsch, F. J.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Harutyunyan, A.; Ivarson, K. M.; Kankare, E.; Martin, J. C.; Kotak, R.; LaCluyze, Aaron P.; Maguire, K.; Mattila, S.; Maza Sancho, José; McCrum, M.; Miluzio, M.; Norgaard Nielsen, H. U.; Nysewander, M. C.; Ochner, P.; Pan, Y. C.; Pumo, M. L.; Reichart, D. E.; Tan, T. G.; Taubenberger, S.; Tomasella, L.; Turatto, M.; Wright, D. (The American Astronomical Society, 2013-04)
      We report the results of a three-year-long dedicated monitoring campaign of a restless luminous blue variable (LBV) in NGC 7259. The object, named SN 2009ip, was observed photometrically and spectroscopically in the optical ...
    • Low luminosity Type II supernovae - II. Pointing towards moderate mass precursors 

      Spiro, S.; Pastorello, A.; Pumo, M. L.; Zampieri, L.; Turatto, M.; Smartt, S. J.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; Valenti, S.; Agnoletto, I.; Altavilla, G.; Aoki, T.; Brocato, E.; Corsini, E. M.; Di Cianno, A.; Elias Rosa, N.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Enya, K.; Fiaschi, M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Desidera, S.; Harutyunyan, A.; Howell, D. A.; Kawka, A.; Kobayashi, Y.; Leibundgut, B.; Minezaki, T.; Navasardyan, H.; Nomoto, K.; Mattila, S.; Pietrinferni, A.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Raimondo, G.; Salvo, M.; Schmidt, B. P.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Taubenberger, S.; Valentini, G.; Vennes, S.; Yoshii, Y. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2014-04-11)
      We present new data for five underluminous Type II-plateau supernovae (SNe IIP), namely SN 1999gn, SN 2002gd, SN 2003Z, SN 2004eg and SN 2006ov. This new sample of low-luminosity SNe IIP (LL SNe IIP) is analysed together ...
    • Low luminosity Type II supernovae – II. Pointing towards moderate mass precursors 

      Spiro, S.; Pastorello, A.; Pumo, M. L.; Zampieri, L.; Turatto, M.; Smartt, S. J.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; Valenti, S.; Agnoletto, I.; Altavilla, G.; Aoki, T.; Brocato, E.; Corsini, E. M.; Di Cianno, A.; Eliás Rosa, N.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Enya, K.; Fiaschi, M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Desidera, S.; Harutyunyan, A.; Howell, D. A.; Kawka, A; Kobayashi, Y.; Leibundgut, B.; Minezaki, T.; Navasardyan, H.; Nomoto, K.; Mattila, S.; Pietrinferni, A.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Raimondo, G.; Salvo, M.; Schmidt, B. P.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Taubenberger, S.; Valentini, G.; Vennes, S.; Yoshii, Y. (Oxford University Press, 2014)
      We present new data for five underluminous Type II-plateau supernovae (SNe IIP), namely SN 1999gn, SN 2002gd, SN 2003Z, SN 2004eg and SN 2006ov. This new sample of lowluminosity SNe IIP (LL SNe IIP) is analysed together ...
    • On the triple peaks of SNHunt248 in NGC 5806* 

      Kankare, E.; Kotak, R.; Pastorello, A.; Fraser, M.; Mattila, S.; Smartt, S.; Bruce, A.; Chambers, K.; Elias Rosa, N.; Flewelling, H.; Fremling, C.; Harmanen, J.; Huber, M.; Jerkstrand, A.; Kangas, T.; Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Magee, M.; Magnier, E.; Polshaw, J.; Smith, K.; Sollerman, j.; Tomasella, L. (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      We present our findings on a supernova (SN) impostor, SNHunt248, based on optical and near-IR data spanning ∼15 yr before discovery, to ∼1 yr post-discovery. The light curve displays three distinct peaks, the brightest ...
    • Optical and near-IR observations of the faint and fast 2008ha-like supernova 2010ae 

      Stritzinger, M. D.; Hsiao, Eric; Valenti, S.; Taddia, F.; Rivera Thorsen, T. J.; Leloudas, G.; Maeda, K.; Pastorello, A.; Phillips, M. M.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Baron, E.; Burns, C. R.; Contreras, C.; Folatelli, Gastón; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Höflich, P.; Morrell, N.; Prieto, J. L.; Benetti, S.; Campillay, A.; Haislip, Joshua B.; LaClutze, A. P.; Moore, J. P.; Reichart, D. E. (ESO, 2014)
      A comprehensive set of optical and near-infrared (NIR) photometry and spectroscopy is presented for the faint and fast 2008halike supernova (SN) 2010ae. Contingent on the adopted value of host extinction, SN 2010ae reached ...
    • PESSTO: survey description and products from the first data release by the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects 

      Smartt, S. J.; Valenti, S.; Fraser, M.; Inserra, C.; Young, D. R.; Sullivan, M.; Pastorello, A.; Benetti, S.; Gal-Yam, A.; Knapic, C.; Molinaro, M.; Smareglia, R.; Smith, K.W.; Taubenberger, S.; Yaron, O.; Anderson, J. P.; Ashall, C.; Balland, C.; Baltay, C.; Barbarino, C.; Bauer, Franz Erik; Baumont, S.; Bersier, D.; Blagorodnova, N.; Bongard, S.; Botticella, M.-T.; Bufano, F.; Bulla, M.; Cappellaro, E.; Campbell, H.; Cellier Holzem, F.; Chen, T. W.; Childress, M. J.; Clocchiatti, A.; Contreras, C.; Dall’Ora, M.; Danziger, J.; De Jaeger, Thomas; De Cia, A.; Della Valle, M.; Dennefeld, M.; Elias Rosa, N.; Elman, N.; Feindt, U.; Fleury, M.; Gall, E.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Galbany, Lluis; Morales Garoffolo, A.; Greggio, L.; Guillou, L. L.; Hachinger, S.; Hadjiyska, E.; Hage, P. E.; Hillebrandt, W.; Hodgkin, S.; Hsiao, E. Y.; James, P. A.; Jerkstrand, A.; Kangas, T.; Kankare, E.; Kotak, R.; Kromer, M.; Kuncarayakti, H.; Leloudas, G.; Lundqvist, P.; Lyman, J. D.; Hook, I. M.; Maguire, K.; Manulis, I.; Margheim, S.; Mattila, S.; Maund, J. R.; Mazzali, P.; McCrum, M.; McKinnon, R.; Moreno Raya, M. E.; Nicholl, M.; Nugent, P. E.; Pain, R.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Phillips, M. M.; Polshaw, J.; Pumo, M. L.; Rabinowitz, D.; Reilly, E.; Romero Cañizales, C.; Scalzo, R.; Schmidt, B.; Schulze, Steve; Sim, S. A.; Sollerman, J.; Taddia, F.; Tartaglia, L.; Terreran, G.; Tomasella, L.; Turatto, M.; Walker, E.; Walton, N. A.; Wyrzykowski, L.; Yuan, F.; Zampieri, L. (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      Context. The Public European Southern Observatory Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects (PESSTO) began as a public spectroscopic survey in April 2012. PESSTO classifies transients from publicly available sources and ...
    • SN 2009jf: a slow-evolving stripped-envelope core-collapse supernova 

      Valenti, S.; Fraser, M.; Benetti, S.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Sollerman, J.; Inserra, C.; Cappellaro, E.; Pastorello, A.; Smartt, S. J.; Ergon, M.; Botticella, M.-T.; Brimacombe, J.; Bufano, F.; Crockett, M.; Eder, I.; Fugazza, D.; Haislip, Joshua B.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Harutyunyan, A.; Ivarsen, K. M.; Kankare, E.; Kotak, R.; LaCluyze, Aaron P.; Magill, L.; Mattila, S.; Maza Sancho, José; Mazzali, Paolo; Reichart, D. E.; Taubenberger, S.; Turatto, M.; Zampieri, L. (2011)
      We present an extensive set of photometric and spectroscopic data for SN 2009jf, a nearby Type Ib supernova (SN), spanning from∼20 d before B-band maximum to 1 yr after maximum. We show that SN 2009jf is a slowly evolving ...
    • SN 2009N: linking normal and subluminous Type II-P SNe 

      Takats, K.; Pumo, M. L.; Elías-Rosa, N.; Pastorello, A.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Paillas, E.; Zampieri, L.; Anderson, J. P.; Vinko, J.; Benetti, S.; Botticella, María Teresa; Bufano, Filomena; Campillay, A.; Cartier Ugarte, Regis; Ergon, M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Foley, R. J.; Forster, Francisco; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Hentunen, V.-P.; Kankare, E.; Leloudas, G.; Morrell, N.; Nissinen, M.; Phillips, M. M.; Smartt, S. J.; Stritzinger, M.; Taubenberger, S.; Valenti, S.; Van Dyk, S. D.; Haislip, Joshua B.; LaCluyze, Aaron P.; Moore, J. P.; Reichart, D. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2014-02-11)
      We present ultraviolet, optical, near-infrared photometry and spectroscopy of SN 2009N in NGC 4487. This object is a Type II-P supernova with spectra resembling those of subluminous II-P supernovae, while its bolometric ...
    • SN 2012ec: mass of the progenitor from PESSTO follow-up of the photospheric phase 

      Barbarino, C.; Dall'Ora, M.; Botticella, M. T.; Della Valle, Massimo; Zampieri, L.; Maund, J.; Pumo, M.; Jerkstrand, A.; Benetti, S.; Elias Rosa, N.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Inserra, C.; Knapic, C.; LaCluyze, A.; Molinaro, M.; Ochner, P.; Pastorello, A.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Reichart, D.; Ries, C.; Riffeser, A.; Schmidt, B.; Schmidt, M.; Smareglia, R.; Smartt, S.; Smith, K.; Sollerman, J.; Sullivan, M.; Tomasella, L.; Turatto, M.; Valenti, S.; Yaron, O.; Young, D. (Oxford Univ Press, 2015)
      We present the results of a photometric and spectroscopic monitoring campaign of SN 2012ec, which exploded in the spiral galaxy NGC 1084, during the photospheric phase. The photometric light curve exhibits a plateau with ...
    • Supernova 2013fc in a circumnuclear ring of a luminous infrared galaxy: the big brother of SN 1998S 

      Kangas, T.; Mattila, S.; Kankare, E.; Lundqvist, P.; Vaeisaenen, P.; Childress, M.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; McCully, C.; Valenti, S.; Vinkó, J.; Pastorello, A.; Elias Rosa, N.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Kotak, R.; Kotilainen, J. K.; Smartt, S. J.; Galbany, Lluis; Harmanen, J.; Howell, D. A.; Inserra, C.; Marion, G. H.; Quimby, R. M.; Silverman, J. M.; Szalai, T.; Wheeler, J. C.; Ashall, C.; Benetti, S.; Romero Cañizales, C.; Smith, K. W.; Sullivan, M.; Takáts, K.; Young, D. R. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      We present photometric and spectroscopic observations of SN 2013fc, a bright type II supernova (SN) in a circumnuclear star-forming ring in the luminous infrared galaxy ESO 154-G010, observed as part of the Public ESO ...
    • The Type II supernovae 2006V and 2006au: two SN 1987A-like events 

      Taddia, F.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Sollerman, J.; Phillips, M. M.; Anderson, Joseph P.; Ergon, M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Fransson, C.; Freedman, W.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Morrell, N.; Pastorello, A.; Persson, S. E.; González, S. (EDP SCIENCES S A, 2012-01)
      Context. Supernova 1987A revealed that a blue supergiant (BSG) star can end its life as a core-collapse supernova (SN). SN 1987A and other similar objects exhibit properties that distinguish them from ordinary Type II ...
    • Type II-P supernovae as standardized candles: improvements using near-infrared data 

      Maguire, K.; Kotak, Rubina; Smartt, S. J.; Pastorello, A.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Bufano, Filomena (2010)
      We present the first near-infrared Hubble diagram for Type II-P supernovae (SNe), to further explore their value as distance indicators.We use a modified version of the standardized candle method, which relies on the ...
    • The underluminous Type Ia supernova 2005bl and the class of objects similar to SN 1991bg 

      Taubenberger, S.; Hachinger, S.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Mazzali, Paolo; Contreras, C.; Valenti, S.; Pastorello, A.; Elias Rosa, L.; Bärnbantner, O.; Barwig, H.; Benetti, S.; Dolci, M.; Fliri, J.; Folatelli, Gastón; Freedman, W. L.; González, S.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Krzeminski, W.; Morrell, N.; Navasardyan, H.; Persson, S. E.; Phillips, M. M.; Ries, C.; Roth, M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Turatto, M.; Hillebrandt, W. (2008)
      Optical observations of the Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) 2005bl in NGC 4070, obtained from −6 to +66 d with respect to the B-band maximum, are presented. The photometric evolution is characterized by rapidly declining light ...