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    • Characteristic velocities of stripped-envelope core-collapse supernova cores 

      Maurer, J. I.; Mazzali, Paolo; Deng, J.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Kirshner, Robert P.; Matheson, Thomas; Modjaz, Maryam; Pian, E.; Stritzinger, M.; Taubenberger, S.; Valenti, S. (2010)
      The velocity of the inner ejecta of stripped-envelope core-collapse supernovae (CC-SNe) is studied by means of an analysis of their nebular spectra. Stripped-envelope CC-SNe are the result of the explosion of bare cores ...
    • A comparative study of Type II-P and II-L supernova rise times as exemplified by the case of LSQ13cuw 

      Gall, H.; Polshaw, J.; Kotak, R.; Jerkstrand, A.; Leibundgut, B.; Rabinowitz, D.; Sollerman, J.; Sullivan, M.; Smartt, S.; Anderson, J.; Benetti, S.; Baltay, C.; Feindt, U.; Fraser, M.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Inserra, C.; Maguire, K.; McKinnon, R.; Valenti, S.; Young, D. (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      We report on our findings based on the analysis of observations of the Type II-L supernova LSQ13cuw within the framework of currently accepted physical predictions of core-collapse supernova explosions. LSQ13cuw was ...
    • 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, ...
    • Early-time light curves of Type Ib/c supernovae from the SDSS-II Supernova Survey 

      Taddia, F.; Sollerman, J.; Leloudas, G.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Valenti, S.; Galbany, Lluis; Kessler, R.; Schneider, D. P.; Wheeler, J. C. (ESO, 2015)
      Context. Type Ib/c supernovae (SNe Ib/c) have been investigated in several single-object studies; however, there is still a paucity of works concerning larger, homogeneous samples of these hydrogen-poor transients, in ...
    • Erratum: On the diversity of superluminous supernovae: ejected mass as the dominant factor 

      Nicholl, M.; Smartt, S. J.; Jerkstrand, A.; Inserra, C.; Sim, S. A.; Chen, T. W.; Benetti, S.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Kankare, E.; Maguire, K.; Smith, K.; Sullivan, M.; Valenti, S.; Young, D. R.; Baltay, C.; Bauer, F. E.; Baumont, S.; Bersier, D.; Botticella, M.-T.; Childress, M.; Dennefeld, M.; Valle, M. Della; Elías-Rosa, N.; Feindt, U.; Galbany, Lluis; Hadjiyska, E.; Le Guillou, L.; Leloudas, G.; Mazzali, P.; McKinnon, R.; Polshaw, J.; Rabinowitz, D.; Rostami, S.; Scalzo, R.; Schmidt, B. P.; Schulze, Steve; Sollerman, J.; Taddia, F.; Yuan, F. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2016)
      This is an erratum to the paper ‘On the diversity of superluminous supernovae: ejected mass as the dominant factor’, published in MNRAS, 2015, 452.
    • 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 ...
    • LSQ13fn: A type II-Plateau supernova with a possibly low metallicity progenitor that breaks the standardised candle relation 

      Polshaw, J.; Kotak, R.; Dessart, L.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Inserra, C.; Sim, S. A.; Smartt, S. J.; Sollerman, J.; Baltay, C.; Rabinowitz, D.; Benetti, S.; Botticella, M. T.; Campbell, H.; Chen, T. W.; Galbany, Lluis; McKinnon, R.; Nicholl, M.; Smith, K. W.; Sullivan, M.; Takáts, K.; Valenti, S.; Young, D. R. (ESO, 2016)
      We present optical imaging and spectroscopy of supernova (SN) LSQ13fn, a type II supernova with several hitherto-unseen properties. Although it initially showed strong symmetric spectral emission features attributable to ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the diversity of superluminous supernovae: ejected mass as the dominant factor 

      Nicholl, M.; Smartt, S. J.; Jerkstrand, A.; Inserra, C.; Sim, S. A.; Chen, T. W.; Benetti, S.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Kankare, E.; Maguire, K.; Smith, K.; Sullivan, M.; Valenti, S.; Young, D. R.; Baltay, C.; Bauer, F. E.; Baumont, S.; Bersier, D.; Botticella, M. T.; Childress, M.; Dennefeld, M.; Della Valle, Massimo; Elias Rosa, N.; Feindt, U.; Galbany, Lluis; Hadjiyska, E.; Le Guillou, L.; Leloudas, G.; Mazzali, P.; McKinnon, R.; Polshaw, J.; Rabinowitz, D.; Rostami, S.; Scalzo, R.; Schmidt, B. P.; Schulze, S.; Sollerman, J.; Taddia, F.; Yuan, F. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      We assemble a sample of 24 hydrogen-poor superluminous supernovae (SLSNe). Parameterizing the light-curve shape through rise and decline time-scales shows that the two are highly correlated. Magnetar-powered models can ...
    • 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 2011hs: a fast and faint Type IIb supernova from a supergiant progenitor 

      Bufano, Filomena; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Bersten, M.; Mazzali, Paolo; Ryder, S. D.; Margutti, R.; Milisavljevic, D.; Morelli, L.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; González Gaitán, E.; Romero Canizales, C.; Stritzinger, M.; Walker, E. S.; Anderson, J. P.; Contreras, C.; De Jaeger, Thomas; Forster, Francisco; Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Hsiao, Eric; Morrell, N.; Olivares, F.; Paillas, E.; Parker, S.; Pian, E.; Pickering, T. E.; Sanders, N.; Stockdale, C.; Turatto, M.; Valenti, S.; Fesen, R. A.; Maza Sancho, José; Nomoto, K.; Phillips, M. M.; Soderberg, A. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2014)
      Observations spanning a large wavelength range, from X-ray to radio, of the Type IIb supernova (SN) 2011hs are presented, covering its evolution during the first year after explosion. The optical light curve presents a ...
    • 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 ...
    • SN 2015bn: a detailed multi-wavelength view of a nearbysuperluminous supernova 

      Nicholl, M.; Berger, E.; Smartt, S. J.; Margutti, R.; Kamble, A.; Alexander, K. D.; Chen, T. W.; Inserra, C.; Arcavi, I.; Blanchard, P. K.; Cartier Ugarte, Regis; Chambers, K. C.; Childress, M. J.; Chornock, R.; Cowperthwaite, P. S.; Drout, M.; Flewelling, H. A.; Fraser, M.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Galbany, Lluis; Harmanen, J.; Holohien, T- W. -S; Hosseinzadeh, G.; Howell, D. A.; Huber, M. E.; Jerkstrand, A.; Kankare, E.; Kochanek, C. S. C. S.; Lin, Z. -Y.; Lunnan, R.; Magnier, E. A.; Maguire, K.; McCully, C.; McDonald, M.; Metzger, B. D.; Milisavljevic, D.; Mitra, A.; Reynolds, T.; Saario, J.; Shappee, B. J.; Smith, K. W.; Valenti, S.; Villar, V. A.; Waters, C.; Young, D. R. (IOP Publishing, 2016)
      We present observations of SN 2015bn (=PS15ae = CSS141223-113342+004332 = MLS150211-113342+004333), a Type I superluminous supernova (SLSN) at redshift z = 0.1136. As well as being one of the closest SLSNe I yet discovered, ...