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    • An asymptotic-giant-branch star in the progenitor system of a type Ia supernova 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Maza Sancho, José; González, L. E.; Roth, Miguel; Krisciunas, Kevin; Morrell, Nidia; Green, E. M.; Persson, S. E.; McCarthy, P. J. (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2003-08-07)
      Stars that explode as supernovae come in two main classes. A type Ia supernova is recognized by the absence of hydrogen and the presence of elements such as silicon and sulphur in its spectrum; this class of supernova is ...
    • Carnegie supernova project-II: Extending the near-infrared hubble diagram for type ia supernovae to z∼0.1 ∗ 

      Phillips, M. M.; Contreras, Carlos; Hsiao, E. Y.; Morrell, Nidia; Burns, Christopher R.; Stritzinger, Maximilian; Ashall, C.; Freedman, Wendy L.; Hoeflich, P.; Persson, S. E.; Piro, Anthony L.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Uddin, Syed A.; Anais, Jorge; Baron, E.; Busta, Luis; (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2019)
      © 2018. The Astronomical Society of the Pacific. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A.The Carnegie Supernova Project-II (CSP-II) was an NSF-funded, four-year program to obtain optical and near-infrared observations ...
    • THE CARNEGIE SUPERNOVA PROJECT: ANALYSIS OF THE FIRST SAMPLE OF LOW-REDSHIFT TYPE-Ia SUPERNOVAE 

      Folatelli, Gastón; Phillips, M. M.; Burns, Christopher R.; Contreras, Carlos; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Freedman, Wendy L.; Persson, S. E.; Stritzinger, Maximilian; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Boldt, Luis; González Tagle, Sergio; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Morrell, Nidia; Roth, Miguel; Salgado, Francisco; Madore, Barry F.; Murphy, David; Wyatt, Pamela; Li, Weidong; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Miller, Nicole (2010-01)
      An analysis of the first set of low-redshift (z < 0.08) Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) monitored by the Carnegie Supernova Project between 2004 and 2006 is presented. The data consist of well-sampled, high-precision ...
    • The Carnegie Supernova Project: First Photometry Data Release of Low-Redshift Type Ia Supernovae 

      Contreras, Carlos; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Persson, S. E.; Stritzinger, Maximilian; Boldt, Luis; González Tagle, Sergio; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Morrell, Nidia; Roth, Miguel; Salgado, Francisco; Maureira, María José; Burns, Christopher R.; Freedman, Wendy L.; Madore, Barry F.; Murphy, David; Wyatt, Pamela; Li, Weidong; Filippenko, Alexei V. (2009-10)
      The Carnegie Supernova Project is a five-year survey being carried out at the Las Cam- panas Observatory to obtain high-quality light curves of 100 low-redshift Type Ia supernovae in a well-defined photometric system. ...
    • The Carnegie Supernova Project: The low-redshift survey 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Phillips, Mark M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Persson, S. E.; Roth, Miguel; González Tagle, Sergio; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Contreras, Carlos; Freedman, Wendy L.; Murphy, D. C.; Madore, Barry F.; Wyatt, P.; Maza Sancho, José; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Li, Weidong; Pinto, P. A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2006-01)
      Supernovae are essential to understanding the chemical evolution of the universe. Type Ia supernovae also provide the most powerful observational tool currently available for studying the expansion history of the universe ...
    • Characterizing The V-Band Light-Curves Of Hydrogen-Rich Type II Supernovae. 

      Anderson, Joseph P.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Olivares, Felipe; Phillips, Mark M.; Schulze, Steve; Antezana, Roberto; Bolt, Luis; Campillay, Abdo; Castellón, Sergio; Contreras, Carlos; De Jaeger, Thomas; Folatelli, Gastón; Förster, Francisco; Freedman, Wendy L.; González, Luis; Hsiao, Eric; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Krisciunas, Kevin; Maza Sancho, José; McCarthy, Patrick; Morrell, Nidia; Persson, Sven E.; Roth, Miguel; Salgado, Francisco; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Thomas Osip, Joanna (The American Astronomical Society, 2014-05)
      We present an analysis of the diversity of V-band light-curves of hydrogen-rich type II supernovae. Analyzing a sample of 116 supernovae, several magnitude measurements are defined, together with decline rates at ...
    • Do the photometric colors of Type II-P Supernovae allow accurate determination of host galaxy extinction?. 

      Krisciunas, Kevin; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Espinoza, Juan; Gonzalez, David; Gonzalez, Luis; Gonzalez, Sergio; Koviak, Kathleen; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Morrell, Nidia; Phillips, Mark M.; Roth, Miguel; Thomas - Osip, Joanna (IOP Publishing, 2009-01)
      We present infrared photometry of supernova (SN) 1999em, plus optical photometry, infrared photometry, and optical spectroscopy of SN 2003hn. Both objects were Type II-P SNe. The V − [RIJHK] color curves of these SNe ...
    • Erratum: “The Carnegie Supernova Project. I. Third Photometry Data Release of Lowredshift Type Ia Supernovae and Other White Dwarf Explosions” 

      Krisciunas, Kevin; Contreras, Carlos; Burns, Christopher R.; Phillips, M. M.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Anais, Jorge; Busta, Luis; Campillay, Abdo; Castellón, Sergio; Folatelli, Gastón; Freedman, Wendy; González, Consuelo; Hsiao, Eric; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Morrell, Nidia; Persson, Sven Eric; Roth, Miguel; Salgado, Francisco; Serón, Jacqueline; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Torres, Simón; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Li, Weidong; Madore, Barry F.; Depoy, D. L.; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Rheault, Jean-Philippe; Villanueva, Steven (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2017)
    • Fixing the U-band photometry of Type Ia supernovae 

      Krisciunas, Kevin; Bastola, Deepak; Espinoza, Juan; González, David; González, Luis; González Tagle, Sergio; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Hsiao, Eric; Morrell, Nidia; Phillips, Mark M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B. (IOP Publishing, 2013)
      We present previously unpublished photometry of supernovae 2003gs and 2003hv. Using spectroscopically derived corrections to the U-band photometry, we reconcile U-band light curves made from imagery with the Cerro Tololo 0.9 ...
    • Hα Spectral Diversity of Type II Supernovae: Correlations with Photometric Properties 

      Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Anderson, Joseph P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; González Gaitán, Santiago; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Phillips, Mark M.; MoroMartín, Amaya; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; homas-Osip, Joanna T. (The American Astronomical Society, 2014-05-10)
      We present a spectroscopic analysis of the Hα profiles of hydrogen-rich Type II supernovae. A total of 52 Type II supernovae having well-sampled optical light curves and spectral sequences were analyzed. Concentrating on ...
    • The infrared Hourglass cluster in M8 

      Arias, José I.; Barbá, R. H.; Maíz Apellániz, J.; Morrell, Nidia; Rubio López, Mónica (BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006-03-01)
      A detailed study of the Hourglass nebula in the M8 star-forming region is presented. The study is mainly based on recent subarcsec-resolution JHK(s) images taken at Las Campanas Observatory and complemented with archival ...
    • Linking type Ia supernova progenitors and their resulting explosions 

      Foley, Ryan J.; Simon, Joshua D.; Burns, Christopher R.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Kirshner, Robert P.; Morrell, Nidia I.; Phillips, Mark M.; Shields, Gregory A.; Sternberg, Assaf (2012-06-20)
      Comparing the ejecta velocities at maximum brightness and narrow circumstellar/interstellar Na D absorption line profiles of a sample of 23 Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia), we determine that the properties of SN Ia progenitor ...
    • 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 ...
    • A new distance to the Antennae galaxies (NGC 4038/39) based on the type Ia supernova 2007sr 

      Schwaizer, Francois; Burns, Christopher R.; Madore, Barry F.; Mager, VIiolet A.; Phillips, M. M.; Freedman, Wendy L.; Boldt, Luis; Contreras, Carlos; Folatelli, Gastón; González Tagle, Sergio; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Morrell, Nidia; Persson, S. E.; Roth, Miguel; Stritzinger, Maximilian D. (2008-10)
      Traditionally, the distance to NGC 4038/39 has been derived from the systemic recession velocity, yielding about 20 Mpc for H0 = 72 km s-1 Mpc-1. Recently, this widely adopted distance has been challenged based on ...
    • ON THE LIRA LAW AND THE NATURE OF EXTINCTION TOWARD TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE 

      Förster, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia (The American Astronomical Society, 2013-07-20)
      We have studied the relation between the color evolution of Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) from maximum light to the Lira law regime and the presence of narrow absorption features. Based on a nearby sample of 89 SNe Ia, ...
    • ON THE PROGENITOR OF THE TYPE II-PLATEAU SN 2008cn in NGC 4603 

      Elias-Rosa, Nancy; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Li, Weidong; Morrell, Nidia; González Tagle, Sergio; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Cuillandre, Jean-Charles; Foley, Ryan J.; Smith, Nathan (American Astronomical Society, 2009-12-01)
      A trend is emerging regarding the progenitor stars that give rise to the most common core-collapse supernovae (SNe), those of Type II-Plateau (II-P): they generally appear to be red supergiants with a limited range of ...
    • On the Source of the Dust Extinction in Type Ia Supernovae and the Discovery of Anomalously Strong Na I Absorption 

      Phillips, M. M.; Simon, Joshua D.; Morrell, Nidia; Burns, Christopher R.; Cox, Nick; Foley, Ryan J.; Karakas, Amanda; Patat, F.; Sternberg, A.; Williams, R.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Hsiao, Eric; Leonard, D.; Persson, Sven; Stritzinger, Maximilian; Thompson, I.; Campillay, Abdo; Contreras, Carlos; Folatelli, Gastón; Freedman, Wendy L.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Roth, Miguel; Shields, Gregory; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Chomiuk, Laura; Ivans, Inese; Madore, Barry; Penprase, B.; Perley, Daniel; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Preston, G.; Soderberg, Alicia (The American Astronomical Society, 2013-11-10)
      High-dispersion observations of the Na i D λλ5890, 5896 and K i λλ7665, 7699 interstellar lines, and the diffuse interstellar band at 5780 Å in the spectra of 32 Type Ia supernovae are used as an independent means of ...
    • Persistent Cii Absorption In the Normal TYPE Ia Supernova 2002fk∗ 

      Cartier Ugarte, Regis; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Förster, Francisco; Zelaya, Paula; Folatelli, Gastón; Phillips, Mark M.; Morrell, Nidia; Krisciunas, Kevin; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Clocchiatti, Alejandro; Coppi, Paolo; Contreras, Carlos; Roth, Miguel; Koviak, Kathleen; Maza Sancho, José; González, Luis; González, Sergio; Huerta, Leonor (The American Astronomical Society, 2014-07-01)
      We present well-sampled UBVRIJHK photometry of SN 2002fk starting 12 days before maximum light through 122 days after peak brightness, along with a series of 15 optical spectra from −4 to +95 days since maximum. ...
    • Reverberation Mapping of Luminous Quasars at High z 

      Lira, Paulina; Kaspi, Shai; Netzer, Hagai; Botti, Ismael; Morrell, Nidia; Mejia-Restrepo, Julián; Sánchez-Sáez, Paula; Martínez-Palomera, Jorge; López, Paula (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2018)
      We present reverberation mapping (RM) results for 17 high-redshift, high-luminosity quasars with good-quality R-band and emission-line light curves. We are able to measure statistically significant lags for Lyα (11 objects), ...
    • Sn 2005bf: A possible transition event between type Ib/c supernovae and gamma-ray bursts 

      Folatelli, Gastón; Contreras, Carlos; Phillips, Mark M.; Woosley, S. E.; Blinnikov, Sergei; Morrell, Nidia; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Lee, Brian L.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; González Tagle, Sergio; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Roth, Miguel; Li, Weidong; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Freedman, Wendy L.; Madore, Barry F.; Persson, S. E.; Murphy, David; Boissier, Samuel; Galaz, Gaspar, 1967-; González, Luis; McCarthy, P. J.; McWilliam, Andrew; Pych, Wojtek (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2006-04-20)
      We present u'g'r'i'BV photometry and optical spectroscopy of the Type Ib/Ic SN 2005bf covering the first similar to 100 days following discovery. The u'g'BV light curves displayed an unprecedented morphology among Type ...