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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • General two-dimensional least-squares image subtraction 

      Quinn, J. L.; Clocchiatti, A.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario (2010)
      A very general two-dimensional solution to the image convolution problem is presented extending the least-squares approach of Bramich. Image convolution is of wide applicability in astronomical data reduction including, ...
    • Optical and infrared observations of SN 2002dj: some possible common properties of fast-expanding Type Ia supernovae 

      Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Benetti, Stefano; Mazzali, Paolo; Kotak, Rubina; Patat, F.; Meikle, P.; Stehle, M.; Leibundgut, B.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Buson, L. M.; Cappellaro, E.; Clocchiatti, A.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Maza Sancho, José; Mendez, J.; Ruiz Lapuente, P.; Salvo, M.; Schmidt, Brian P.; Turatto, M.; Hillebrandt, W. (BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2008-08-11)
      As part of the European Supernova Collaboration, we obtained extensive photometry and spectroscopy of the Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) SN 2002dj covering epochs from 11 d before to nearly two years after maximum. Detailed ...
    • The peculiar type II supernova 1997D: A case for a very low Ni-56 mass 

      Turatto, M.; Mazzali, Paolo; Young, T. R.; Nomoto, K.; Iwamoto, K.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; Danziger, I. J.; Mello, D. F. de; Phillips, M. M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Clocchiatti, A.; Piemonte, A.; Leibundgut, B.; Covarrubias, R.; Maza Sancho, José; Sollerman, J. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 1998-05-10)
      SN 1997D in NGC 1536 is possibly the least luminous and energetic Type II supernova discovered to date. The entire light curve is subluminous, never reaching M-v = -14.65. The radioactive tail follows the Co-56 decay slope. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...