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    • THE 1990 CALAN TOLOLO SUPERNOVA SEARCH 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Maza Sancho, José; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Wischnjewsky, M.; Smith, R. C.; Antezana, Roberto; Wells, L. A.; González, L. E.; Gigoux, P.; Navarrete, M.; Barrientos, F.; Lamontagne, R.; Della Valle, Massimo; Elias, J. E.; Phillips, A. C.; Odewahn, S. C.; Baldwin, J. A.; Walker, A. R.; Williams, T.; Sturch, C.; Baganoff, F. K.; Chaboyer, Brian; Schommer, R. A.; Tirado, H.; Hernández, M.; Ugarte, P.; Guhathakurta, P.; Howell, S. B.; Szkody, P.; Schmidtke, P. C.; Roth, J. (AMER INST PHYSICS, 1993-12)
      We have started a search for supernovae as a collaboration between the University of Chile and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, with the aim of producing a moderately distant (0.01 < z < 0.10) sample of Type ...
    • A Type II Supernova Hubble Diagram from the CSP-I, SDSS-II, and SNLS Surveys 

      Jaeger, T. De; González-Gaitán, S.; Hamuy, M.; Galbany, L.; 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, G.; Pritche (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 ...
    • The absolute luminosities of the Calan/Tololo type Ia supernovae 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Schommer, R. A.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Maza Sancho, José; Avilés, Roberto (AMER INST PHYSICS, 1996-12)
      We examine the absolute luminosities of 29 SNe Ia in the Calan/Tololo survey. We confirm a relation between the peak luminosity of the SNe and the decline rate as measured by the light curve, as suggested by Phillips [ApJ, ...
    • Analysis of blueshifted emission peaks in Type II supernovae 

      Anderson, Joseph P.; Dessart, L.; Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Morrell, N. I.; Phillips, M. M.; Folatelli, Gastón; Stritzinger, M. D.; Freedman, W. L.; González Gaitán, Santiago; McCarthy, P.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Thomas-Osip, J. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2014-06-11)
      In classical P-Cygni profiles, theory predicts emission to peak at zero rest velocity. However, supernova spectra exhibit emission that is generally blueshifted. While this characteristic has been reported in many SNe, ...
    • 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 ...
    • BVRI light curves for 29 type Ia supernovae 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Schommer, R. A.; Maza Sancho, José; Antenaza, Roberto; Wischnjewsky, Marina; Valladares, Geraldo; Muena, César; González, L. E.; Avilés, R.; Wells, Lisa; Smith, R. C.; Navarrete, Mauricio; Covarrubias, Ricardo; Williger, G.; Walker, Alistair R.; Layden, A. C.; Elias, J. H.; Baldwin, J. A.; Hernández, Manuel; Tirado, Hernán; Ugarte, Patricio; Elston, R.; Saavedra, Nelson; Barrientos, Felipe; Costa Hechenleitner, Edgardo; Lira Teillery, Paulina; Ruiz González, María Teresa; Anguita, Claudio; Gómez, Ximena; Ortiz, P.; Della Valle, M.; Danziger, J.; Storm, J.; Kim, Y. C.; Bailyn, C.; Rubenstein, Eric P.; Tucker, D.; Cersosimo, S.; Méndez, R. A.; Siciliano, L.; Sherry, W.; Chaboyer, Brian; Koopmann, R. A.; Geisler, D.; Sarajedini, A.; Dey, Arjun; Tyson, N.; Rich, R. Michael; Gal, R.; Lamontagne, Robert; Caldwell, N.; Guhathakurta, Puragra; Phillips, A. C.; Szkody, P.; Prosser, C.; Ho, Luis C.; McMahan, R.; Baggley, G.; Cheng, K. P.; Havlen, R.; Wakamatsu, K.; Janes, Kenneth A.; Malkan, Mathew; Baganoff, F.; Seitzer, P.; Shara, M.; Sturch, C.; Hesser, J.; Hartigan, P.; Hughes, J.; Welch, D. L.; Williams, T. B.; Ferguson, H.; Francis, P. J.; French, L.; Bolte, M.; Roth, J.; Odewahn, S.; Howell, S.; Krzeminski, W. (American Astronomical Society, 1996-12)
      BV(RI)_KC_ light curves are presented for 27 type Ia supernovae discovered during the course of the Calan/Tololo Survey and for two other SNe Ia observed during the same period. Estimates of the maximum light magnitudes ...
    • BVRI light curves for 29 type Ia supernovae 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Schommer, R. A.; Maza Sancho, José; Antenaza, Roberto; Wischnjewsky, Marina; Valladares, Geraldo; Muena, César; González, L. E.; Avilés, R.; Wells, Lisa; Smith, R. C.; Navarrete, Mauricio; Covarrubias, Ricardo; Williger, G.; Walker, Alistair R.; Layden, A. C.; Elias, J. H.; Baldwin, J. A.; Hernández, Manuel; Tirado, Hernán; Ugarte, Patricio; Elston, R.; Saavedra, Nelson; Barrientos, Felipe; Costa Hechenleitner, Edgardo; Lira Teillery, Paulina; Ruiz González, María Teresa; Anguita, Claudio; Gómez, Ximena; Ortiz Arce, Patricio; Della Valle, Massimo; Danziger, J.; Storm, J.; Kim, Y. C.; Bailyn, C.; Rubenstein, Eric P.; Tucker, D.; Cersosimo, S.; Méndez, R. A.; Siciliano, L.; Sherry, W.; Chaboyer, Brian; Koopmann, R. A.; Geisler, D.; Sarajedini, A.; Dey, Arjun; Tyson, N.; Rich, R. Michael; Gal, R.; Lamontagne, Robert; Caldwell, N.; Guhathakurta, Puragra; Phillips, A. C.; Szkody, P.; Prosser, C.; Ho, Luis C.; McMahan, R.; Baggley, G.; Cheng, K. P.; Havlen, R.; Wakamatsu, K.; Janes, Kenneth A.; Malkan, Mathew; Baganoff, F.; Seitzer, P.; Shara, M.; Sturch, C.; Hesser, J.; Hartigan, P.; Hughes, J.; Welch, D. L.; Williams, T. B.; Ferguson, H.; Francis, P. J.; French, L.; Bolte, M.; Roth, J.; Odewahn, S.; Howell, S.; Krzeminski, W. (American Astronomical Society, 1996-12)
      BV(RI)_KC_ light curves are presented for 27 type Ia supernovae discovered during the course of the Calan/Tololo Survey and for two other SNe Ia observed during the same period. Estimates of the maximum light magnitudes ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Comprehensive observations of the bright and energetic Type lax SN 2012Z: Interpretation as a Chandrasekhar mass white dwarf explosion 

      Stritzinger, M.; Valenti, S.; Hoeflich, P.; Baron, E.; Phillips, M.; Taddia, F.; Foley, R.; Hsiao, Eric; Jha, S.; McCully, C.; Pandya, V.; Simon, J.; Benetti, S.; Brown, P.; Burns, C.; Campillay, A.; Contreras, C.; Förster Burón, Francisco; Holmbo, S.; Marion, G.; Morrell, N.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      We present ultraviolet through near-infrared (NIR) broadband photometry, and visual-wavelength and NIR spectroscopy of the Type lax supernova (SN) 2012Z. The data set consists of both early- and late-time observations, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The distance to SN 1999em from the expanding photosphere method 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Pinto, Philip A.; Maza Sancho, José; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Phillips, M. M.; Eastman, Ronald G.; Smith, R. C.; Corbally, C. J.; Burstein, D.; Li, Yong; Ivanov, Valentin; Moro Martin, Amaya; Strolger, L. G.; De Souza, R. E.; Dos Anjos, S.; Green, Elizabeth M.; Pickering, T. E.; González, Luis; Antezana, Roberto; Wischnjewsky, Marina; Galaz, Gaspar, 1967-; Roth, M.; Person, S. E.; Schommer, R. A. (2001-09-10)
      We present optical and infrared spectroscopy of the first 2 months of evolution of the Type II supernova SN 1999em. We combine these data with high-quality optical/infrared photometry beginning only 3 days after shock ...
    • 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)
    • ERRATUM: ““ OPTICAL LIGHT CURVES OF THE TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE SN 1990N AND SN 1991T ÏÏ [ASTRON. J. 115, 234 (1998)] 

      Lira Teillery, Paulina; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Phillips, M. M.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Maza Sancho, José; Schommer, R. A.; Smith, R. C.; Wells, Lisa A.; Avilés, R.; Baldwin, J. A.; Elias, J. H.; González, L.; Layden, A. C.; Navarrete, M.; Ugarte, P.; Walker, Alistair R.; Williger, Gerard M.; Baganoff, F. K.; Crotts, Arlin P. S.; Rich, Michael; Tyson, N. D.; Dey, A.; Guhathakurta, P.; Hibbard, J.; Kim, Y. C.; Rehner, Daniel M.; Siciliano, E.; Roth, Joshua; Seitzer, Patrick; Williams, T. B. (The American Astronomical Society, 1998-08)
    • 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 ...
    • A Hubble diagram of distant type IA supernovae 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Maza Sancho, José; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Schommer, R. A.; Avilés, R. (1995-01)
      We have constructed Hubble diagrams in B and V for 13 Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) found in the course of the Calan/Tololo survey covering an unprecedented range in redshift (0.01 less than Z less than 0.1). As opposed to ...
    • The Hubble diagram of the Calan/Tololo type Ia supernovae and the value of H-0 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Schommer, Robert A.; Maza Sancho, José; Avilés, R. (1996-12-06)
      The Calan/Tololo supernova survey has discovered similar to 30 type Ia supernovae at redshifts out to z similar to 0.1. Using BV(I)(KC) data for these objects and nearby SNe Ia, we have shown that there exists a significant ...
    • The morphology of type Ia supernovae light curves 

      Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Schommer, Robert A.; Maza Sancho, José; Smith, R. C.; Lira Teillery, Paulina; Avilés, R. (1996-12)
      We present a family of six BVI template light curves for SNe Ia for days -5 and +80, based on high-quality data gathered at CTIO. These templates display a wide range of light-curve morphologies, with initial decline rates ...
    • 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 ...