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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 fast evolving luminous transient discovered by K2/Kepler 

      Rest, A.; Garnavich, P. M.; Khatami, D.; Kasen, D.; Tucker, B. E.; Shaya, E. J.; Olling, R. P.; Mushotzky, R.; Zenteno, A.; Margheim, S.; Strampelli, G.; Neill, James D.; Smith, R. C.; Forster, Francisco; Villar, V. A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
      For decades, optical time-domain searches have been tuned to find ordinary supernovae, which rise and fall in brightness over a period of weeks. Recently, supernova searches have improved their cadences and a handful of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Constraining cosmic evolution of type Ia supernovae 

      Foley, Ryan J.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Aguilera, C.; Becker, A. C.; Blondin, S.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Davis, Tamara M.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Jha, S.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miceli, A.; Miknaitis, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Schmidt, Brian P.; Smith, R. C.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Stubbs, C. W.; Tonry, J. L.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-09-01)
      We present a large-scale effort of creating composite spectra of high-redshift SNe Ia and comparing them to low-redshift counterparts in an attempt to understand possible cosmic evolution of SNe Ia, which has major ...
    • DES14X3taz: A type i superluminous supernova showing a luminous, rapidlycooling initial pre-peak bump 

      Smith, M.; Sullivan, M.; D'Andrea, C. B.; Castander, F. J.; Casas, R.; Prajs, S.; Papadopoulos, A.; Nichol, R. C.; Karpenka, N. V.; Bernard, S. R.; Brown, P.; Cartier Ugarte, Regis; Cooke, J.; Curtin, C.; Davis, T. M.; Finley, D. A.; Foley, R. J.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Goldstein, D. A.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Gupta, R. R.; Howell, D. A.; Inserra, C.; Kessler, R.; Lidman, C.; Marriner, J.; Nugent, P.; Pritchard, T. A.; Sako, M.; Smartt, S.; Smith, R. C.; Spinka, H.; Thomas, R. C.; Wolf, R. C.; Zenteno, A.; Abbott, T. M.; Benoit Levy, A.; Bertin, E.; Brooks, D.; Buckley Geer, E.; Carnero Rosell, A.; Kind, Carrasco; Carretero, J.; Crocce, M.; Cunha, C. E.; da Costa, L. N.; Desai, S.; Fosalba, P.; Frieman, J.; Gerdes, D. W.; Gruen, D.; Gruendl, R. A.; Marshall, J. L.; Martini, P.; Miller, C. J.; Miquel, R.; Nord, B. B.; Ogando, R.; Plazas, A. A.; Reil, K.; Romer, A. K.; Roodman, A.; Rykoff, E. S.; Sánchez, E.; Scarpine, V.; Schubnell, M.; Sevilla Noarbe, I.; Soares Santos, M.; Sobreira, F.; Suchyta, E.; Swanson, M. E. C.; Tarle, G.; Walker, A. R.; Wester, W. (IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2016)
      We present DES14X3taz, a new hydrogen-poor superluminous supernova (SLSN-I) discovered by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) supernova program, with additional photometric data provided by the Survey Using DECam for Superluminous ...
    • 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: ““ 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)
    • Exploring the outer solar system with the ESSENCE Supernova Survey 

      Becker, A. C.; Arraki, K.; Kaib, N. A.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Aguilera, C.; Blackman, J. W.; Blondin, S.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Damke, G.; Davis, Tamara M.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Garg, A.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Hicken, M.; Jha, S.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miceli, A.; Miknaitis, G.; Narayan, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Prieto, J. L.; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Salvo, M. E.; Schmidt, Brian P.; Smith, R. C.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Stubbs, C. W.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Tonry, J. L.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-07-20)
      We report the discovery and orbital determination of 14 trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) from the ESSENCE Supernova Survey difference imaging data set. Two additional objects discovered in a similar search of the SDSS-II ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optical light curves of the type Ia supernovae SN 1990N and SN 1991T 

      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, R. 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. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS., 1998-01)
      We present UBV RI light curves for the bright Type Ia supernovae SN 1990N in NGC 4639 and SN 1991T in NGC 4527, based on photometry gathered in the course of the Cala n/Tololo supernova program. Both objects have ...
    • Optical photometry of the type Ia supernova 1999ee and the type Ib/c supernova 1999ex in IC 5179 

      Stritzinger, Maximiliam; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Smith, R. C.; Phillips, M. M.; Maza Sancho, José; Strolger, L. G.; Antezana, Roberto; González, Luis; Wischnjewsky, Marina; Candia, Pablo; Espinoza, Juan; González, David; Stubbs, Christopher; Becker, A. C.; Rubenstein, Eric P.; Galaz, Gaspar, 1967- (2002-10)
      We present UBVRIz light curves of the Type Ia SN 1999ee and the Type Ib/c SN 1999ex, both located in the galaxy IC 5179. SN 1999ee has an extremely well-sampled light curve spanning from 10 days before Bmax through 53 ...
    • Spectral identification of an ancient supernova using light echoes in the Large Magellanic Cloud 

      Rest, A.; Matheson, Thomas; Blondin, S.; Bergmann, M.; Welch, D. L.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Smith, R. C.; Olsen, K.; Prieto, J. L.; Garg, A.; Challis, P.; Stubbs, C.; Hicken, M.; Modjaz, Maryam; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Zenteno, A.; Damke, G.; Newman, A.; Huber, M.; Cook, K. H.; Nikolaev, S.; Becker, A. C.; Miceli, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Morelli, L.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Clocchiatti, A.; Minniti, D.; Foley, Ryan J. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-06-20)
      We report the successful identification of the type of the supernova responsible for the supernova remnant SNR 0509-675 in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) using Gemini spectra of surrounding light echoes. The ability ...
    • The high cadence transient survey (HITS). I. survey design and supernova shock breakout constraints 

      Foster Buron, Francisco; Maureira, Juan carlos; San Martín, J.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Martínez Palomera, Jorge; Huijse Heise, Pablo; Cabrera, Guillermo; Galbany, Lluis; De Jaeger, Thomas; González Gaitán, Santiago; Anderson, J. P.; Kunkarayakti, H.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Bufano, F.; Littín, J.; Olivares, F.; Medina, G.; Smith, R. C.; Vivas, A. K.; Estévez, P. A.; Muñoz Vidal, Ricardo; Vera, E. (The American Astronomical Society, 2016-12-01)
      We present the first results of the High Cadence Transient Survey (HiTS), a survey for which the objective is to detect and follow-up optical transients with characteristic timescales from hours to days, especially the ...
    • Time Dilation In The Light Curve Of The Distant Type Ia Supernova Sn 1995k 

      Leibundgut, B.; Schommer, R.; Phillips, M. M.; Riess, A.; Schmidt, B.; Spyromilio, J.; Walsh, J.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Maza Sancho, José; Kirshner, R. P.; Challis, P.; Garnavich, P.; Smith, R. C.; Dressler, A.; Ciardullo, R. (The American Astronomical Society, 1996-07-20)
      The light curve of a distant Type Ia supernova acts like a clock that can be used to test the expansion of the universe. SN 1995K, at a spectroscopic redshift of z = 0.479, provides one of the first meaningful data sets ...
    • Time dilation in type Ia supernova spectra at high redshift 

      Blondin, S.; Davis, Tamara M.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Schmidt, Brian P.; Sollerman, J.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Becker, A. C.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Damke, G.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Jha, S. W.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miknaitis, G.; Narayan, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Silverman, J. M.; Smith, R. C.; Spyromilio, J.; Stritzinger, M.; Stubbs, C. W.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Tonry, J. L.; Tucker, B. E.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-08-01)
      We present multiepoch spectra of 13 high-redshift Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) drawn from the literature, the ESSENCE and SNLS projects, and our own separate dedicated program on the ESO Very Large Telescope. We use the ...