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    • A Type II Supernova Hubble Diagram from the CSP-I, SDSS-II, and SNLS Surveys 

      Jaeger, T. De; González Gaitán, S.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Galbany, Lluis; Anderson, J. P.; Phillips, M. M.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Carlberg, R. G.; Sullivan, M.; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Hook, I. M.; Howell, D. Andrew; Hsiao, E. Y.; Kuncarayakti, H.; Ruhlmann-Kleider, V.; Folatelli, Gastón; Pritchet, C.; Basa, S. (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2017)
      The coming era of large photometric wide-field surveys will increase the detection rate of supernovae by orders of magnitude. Such numbers will restrict spectroscopic follow-up in the vast majority of cases, and hence new ...
    • Carnegie supernova project-II: The near-infrared spectroscopy program 

      Hsiao, E. Y.; Phillips, M. M.; Marion, G. H.; Kirshner, R. P.; Morrell, N.; Sand, D. J.; Burns, C. R.; Contreras, C.; Hoeflich, P.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Valenti, S.; Anderson, J. P.; Ashall, C.; Baltay, C.; Baron, E.; Banerjee, D. P.K.; Davis, S.; Diamond, T. R.; Folatelli, Gastón (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2019)
      Shifting the focus of Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) cosmology to the near infrared (NIR) is a promising way to significantly reduce the systematic errors, as the strategy minimizes our reliance on the empirical width-luminosity ...
    • Carnegie Supernova Project: Observations of Type IIn supernovae 

      Taddia, F.; Stritzinger, M.; Sollerman, J.; Phillips, M. M.; Anderson, J. P.; Boldt, L.; Campillay, A.; Castellón, S.; Contreras, C.; Folatelli, Gastón; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Heinrich-Josties, E.; Krzeminski, W.; Morrell, N.; Burns, C.; Freedman, W.; Madore, B.; Persson, S.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B. (EDP Sciences, 2013-04-10)
      Aims. The observational diversity displayed by various Type IIn supernovae (SNe IIn) is explored and quantified. In doing so, a more coherent picture ascribing the variety of observed SNe IIn types to particular progenitor ...
    • Characterizing the environments of supernovae with MUSE 

      Galbany, Lluis; Anderson, J. P.; Rosales Ortega, F. F.; Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Krühler, T.; Sánchez, S. F.; Falcón Barroso, J.; Pérez, E.; Maureira, J. C.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; González Gaitán, Santiago; Förster Burón, Francisco; Moral, V. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      We present a statistical analysis of the environments of 11 supernovae (SNe) which occurred in six nearby galaxies (z less than or similar to 0.016). All galaxies were observed with MUSE, the high spatial resolution ...
    • Constraints on core-collapse supernova progenitors from explosion site integral field spectroscopy 

      Kuncarayakti, H.; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; Maeda, K.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Aldering, G.; Arimoto, N.; Doi, M.; Morokuma, T.; Usuda, T. (EDP Sciences, 2018-05-28)
      Context. Observationally, supernovae (SNe) are divided into subclasses according to their distinct characteristics. This diversity naturally reflects the diversity in the progenitor stars. It is not entirely clear, however, ...
    • Defining photometric peculiar type Ia supernovae 

      González Gaitán, Santiago; Hsiao, Eric; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Förster, F; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Bufano, Filomena; Galbany, Lluis; Folatelli, Gastón; Phillips, M. M.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Anderson, J. P.; De Jaeger, Thomas (The American Astronomical Society., 2014)
      We present a new photometric identification technique for SN 1991bg-like type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia), i.e., objects with light curve characteristics such as later primary maxima and the absence of a secondary peak in ...
    • Environment-derived constraints on the progenitors of low-luminosity Type I supernovae 

      Lyman, J. D.; James, P. A.; Perets, Hagai B.; Anderson, J. P.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Mazzali, Paolo; Percival, S. M. (Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013)
      We present a study of the properties of the host galaxies of unusual transient objects of two types, both being subluminous compared with the major classes of supernovae. Those of one type exhibit unusually strong calcium ...
    • Evolving into a remnant: optical observations of SN 1978K at three decades 

      Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Maeda, Keiichi; Anderson, J. P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Nomoto, K.; Galbany, Lluis; Doi, M. (Oxford Univ Press, 2016)
      We present new optical observations of the supernova SN 1978K, obtained in 2007 and 2014 with the Very Large Telescope. We discover that the supernova has not faded significantly, even more than three decades after its ...
    • Hot gas around SN 1998bw: inferring the progenitor from its environment 

      Kruehler, T.; Kuncarayakti, H.; Schady, P.; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; Gensior, J. (EDP Sciences, 2017)
      Spatially resolved spectroscopy of the environments of explosive transients carries detailed information about the physical properties of the stellar population that gave rise to the explosion, and thus the progenitor ...
    • A hubble diagram from TYPE II supernovae based solely on photometry: the photometric color method 

      De Jaeger, Thomas; González Gaitán, Sebastián; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Stritzinger, M.; Gutiérrez, C.; Bolt, L.; Burns, C.; Campillay, A.; Castellón, S.; Contreras, C.; Folatelli, Gastón; Freedman, W. L.; Hsiao, Eric; Krisciunas, K.; Krzeminski, W.; Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Morrell, N.; Olivares, F.; Persson, S.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B. (The American Astronomical Society, 2015-12-20)
      We present a Hubble diagram of SNe II using corrected magnitudes derived only from photometry, with no input of spectral information. We use a data set from the Carnegie Supernovae Project I for which optical and ...
    • LSQ14bdq: A Type Ic super-luminous supernova with a double-peaked light curve 

      Nicholl, M.; Smartt, S. J.; Jerkstrand, A.; Sim, S. A.; Inserra, C.; Anderson, J. P.; Baltay, C.; Benetti, S.; Chambers, K.; Chen, T. W.; Elias Rosa, N.; Feindt, U.; Flewelling, H. A.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Galbany, Lluis; Huber, M. E.; Kangas, T.; Kankare, E.; Kotak, R.; Kruehler, T.; Maguire, K.; McKinnon, R.; Rabinowitz, D.; Rostami, S.; Schulze, Steve; Smith, K.W.; Sullivan, M.; Tonry, J. L.; Valenti, S.; Young, D. R. (IOP Publishing, 2015)
      We present data for LSQ14bdq, a hydrogen-poor super-luminous supernova (SLSN) discovered by the La Silla QUEST survey and classified by the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects. The spectrum and light curve ...
    • MUSE reveals a recent merger in the post-starburst host galaxy of the TDE ASASSN-14li 

      Prieto, J. L.; Kruehler, T.; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; Kochanek, C. S.; Aquino, E.; Brown, J. S.; Dong, Subo; Forster, Francisco; Holoien, T. W.-S.; Kuncarayakti, H.; Maureira, J. C.; Rosales Ortega, F. F.; Sánchez, S. F.; Shappee, B. J.; Stanek, K. Z. (IOP Publishing, 2016)
      We present Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) integral field spectroscopic observations of the host galaxy (PGC 043234) of one of the closest (z = 0.0206, D similar or equal to 90 Mpc) and best-studied tidal disruption ...
    • Nebular phase observations of the type-Ib supernova iPTF13bvn favour a binary progenitor 

      Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Maeda, Keiichi; Bersten, Melina Cecilia; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Hsiao, Eric; González Gaitán, Santiago; Anderson, J. P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; De Jaeger, Thomas; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Kawabata, K. S. (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      Aims. We present and analyse late-time observations of the Type-Ib supernova with possible pre-supernova progenitor detection, iPTF13bvn, which were done similar to 300 days after the explosion. We discuss them in the ...
    • Observed type II supernova colours from the carnegie supernova project-I 

      De Jaeger, Thomas; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; González Gaitán, Santiago; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Contreras, C.; Folatelli, Gastón; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Hsiao, E. Y.; Morrell, N.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Dessart, L.; Filippenko, A. V. (Oxford University Press, 2018-06)
      We present a study of observed Type II supernova (SN II) colours using optical/near-infrared photometric data from the Carnegie Supernovae Project-I. We analyse four colours (B - V, u - g, g - r, and g - Y) and find that ...
    • On the environments of Type Ia supernovae within host galaxies 

      Anderson, J. P.; James, P. A.; Förster Burón, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Habergham, Stacey; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Lyman, D. (2015)
      We present constraints on Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) progenitors through an analysis of the environments found at the explosion sites of 102 events within star-forming host galaxies. Hα and Galaxy Evolution Explorer ...
    • On the multiplicity of supernovae within host galaxies 

      Anderson, J. P.; Soto, M. (EDP Sciences, 2013)
      Aims. We investigate the nature of multiple supernova hosting galaxies, and the types of events that they produce. Methods. Using all known historical supernovae, we split host galaxies into samples containing single or ...
    • Optical photometry and spectroscopy of the 1987A-like supernova 2009mw 

      Takats, K.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Bersten, M.; Rojas Kaufmann, M. L.; Anderson, J. P.; Folatelli, Gastón; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Stritzinger, M.; Haislip, Joshua B.; LaCluyze, A. P.; Moore, J. P.; Reichart, D. (Oxford Univ. Press, 2016)
      We present optical photometric and spectroscopic observations of the 1987A-like supernova (SN) 2009mw. Our BVRI and g ' r ' i ' z ' photometry covers 167 d of evolution, including the rise to the light-curve maximum, and ...
    • 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 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 2011A: A Low-Luminosity Interacting Transient With A Double Plateau And Strong Sodium Absorption 

      De Jaeger, Thomas; Anderson, J. P.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Kankare, E.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Benetti, S.; Bufano, Filomena; Elias-Rosa, Nancy; Folatelli, Gastón; Forster, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Inserra, C.; Kotak, R.; Lira Teillery, Paulina; Morrell, N.; Taddia, F.; Tomasella, L. (IOP Publisihing, 2015)
      We present optical photometry and spectroscopy of the optical transient SN 2011A. Our data span 140 days after discovery including BVRI u'g'r'i'z' photometry and 11 epochs of optical spectroscopy. Originally classified as ...