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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Disappearance of the progenitor of supernova iptf13bvn 

      Folatelli, Gastón; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Maeda, Keiichi; Bersten, Melina C.; Nomoto, Ken'ichi; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Quimby, Robert M.; Zheng, WeiKang; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Clubb, Kelsey I.; Smith, Nathan; Elias Rosa, Nancy; Foley, Ryan J.; Miller, Adam A. (IOP Publishing, 2016)
      Supernova (SN) iPTF13bvn in NGC 5806 was the first Type Ib SN to have been tentatively associated with a progenitor in pre-explosion images. We performed deep ultraviolet (UV) and optical Hubble Space Telescope observations ...
    • 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)
    • THE EXPANDING PHOTOSPHERE METHOD APPLIED TO SN-1992AM AT CZ=14600KM-S 

      Schmidt, Brian P.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Eastman, Ronald G.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, Mark M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Maza Sancho, José; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Ho, Luis C.; Matheson, Thomas; Grashuis, Randy; Aviles, Roberto; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Challis, Peter; Kuijken, Konrad; Zucker, Daniel; Bolte, Michael; Tyson, Neil D. (AMER INST PHYSICS, 1994-04)
      We present photometry and spectroscopy of SN 1992am for five months following its discovery by the Calan/CTIO SN search. These data show SN 1992am to be type II-P, displaying hydrogen in its spectrum and the typical shoulder ...
    • 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 ...
    • A faint type of supernova from a white dwarf with a helium-rich companion 

      Perets, Hagai B.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Mazzali, Paolo; Arnett, D.; Kagan, D.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Li, Weidong; Arcavi, I.; Cenko, S. Bradley; Fox, D. B.; Leonard, D. C.; Moon, D.-S.; Sand, D. J.; Soderberg, A. M.; Anderson, Joseph P.; James, P. A.; Foley, Ryan J.; Ganeshalingam, Mohan; Ofek, E. O.; Bildsten, L.; Nelemans, G.; Shen, K. J.; Weinberg, N. N.; Metzger, B. D.; Piro, A. L.; Quataert, E.; Kiewe, M.; Poznanski, Dovi (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2010-05-20)
    • GRB090426: the environment of a rest-frame 0.35-s gamma-ray burst at a redshift of 2.609 

      Levesque, Emily M.; Bloom, Joshua S.; Butler, Nathaniel R.; Perley, Daniel; Cenko, S. Bradley; Prochaska, Xavier; Kewley, Lisa; Bunker, Andrew; Chen, Hsiao-Wen; Chornock, Ryan; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Glazebrook, Karl; López Morales, Sebastián; Masiero, Joseph; Modjaz, Maryam; Morgan, Adam; Poznanski, Dovi (2010)
      We present the discovery of an absorption-line redshift of z = 2.609 for GRB 090426, establishing the first firm lower limit to a redshift for a gamma-ray burst (GRB) with an observed duration of <2 s.With a rest-frame ...
    • 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 ...
    • An optical supernova associated with the X-ray flash XRF 060218 

      Pian, E.; Mazzali, Paolo; Masetti, N.; Ferrero, P.; Klose, Sylvio; Palazzi, E.; Ramírez Ruiz, Enrico; Woosley, S. E.; Kouveliotou, C.; Deng, J.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Fynbo, Johan P. U.; Kann, D. A.; Li, Weidong; Hjorth, Jens; Nomoto, K.; Patat, F.; Sauer, D. N.; Sollerman, J.; Vreeswijk, Paul M.; Guenther, E. W.; Levan, A. J.; O'Brien, Peter; Tanvir, N. R.; Wijers, Ralph A. M.; Dumas, C.; Hainaut, O.; Wong, D. S.; Baade, D.; Wang, L.; Amati, L.; Cappellaro, E.; Castro Tirado, A. J.; Ellison, S.; Frontera, F.; Fruchter, Andrew S.; Greiner, J.; Kawabata, K.; Ledoux, C.; Maeda, K.; Møller, P.; Nicastro, L.; Rol, E.; Starling, R. (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2006-08-31)
      Long-duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are associated with type Ic supernovae(1) that are more luminous than average(2-5) and that eject material at very high velocities. Less-luminous supernovae were not hitherto known to ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Standardized Candle Method for Type II Plateau Supernovae 

      Olivares E., Felipe; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Maza Sancho, José; Bersten, Melina; Phillips, Mark M.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Morrel, Nidia I.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Matheson, Thomas (2010-04-15)
      In this paper we study the “standardized candle method” using a sample of 37 nearby (redshift z < 0.06) Type II plateau supernovae having BV RI photometry and optical spectroscopy. An analytic procedure is implemented ...
    • SUPERNOVA 2008bk AND ITS RED SUPERGIANT PROGENITOR 

      Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Davidge, Tim J.; Elias-Rosa, Nancy; Taubenberger, Stefan; Li, Weidong; Levesque, Emily M.; Howerton, Stanley; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Morrell, Nidia; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Filippenko, Alexei V. (IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2012-01)
      We have obtained limited photometric and spectroscopic data for supernova (SN) 2008bk in NGC 7793, primarily at greater than or similar to 150 days after explosion. We find that it is a Type II-Plateau (II-P) SN that most ...
    • The Carnegie Supernova Project. I. Third Photometry Data Release of Low-redshift Type Ia Supernovae and Other White Dwarf Explosions 

      Krisciunas, Kevin; Contreras, Carlos; Burns, Christopher R.; Phillips, M. M.; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Morrell, Nidia; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Anais, Jorge; Boldt, Luis; Busta, Luis; Campillay, Abdo; Castellón, Sergio; Folatelli, Gastón; Freedman, Wendy L.; González, Consuelo; Hsiao, Eric Y.; Krzeminski, Wojtek; 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, 2017)
      We present final natural-system optical (ugriBV) and near-infrared (YJH) photometry of 134 supernovae (SNe) with probable white dwarf progenitors that were observed in 2004-2009 as part of the first stage of the Carnegie ...
    • The peculiar SN 2005hk: Do some type ia supernovae explode as deflagrations? 

      Phillips, Mark M.; Li, Weidong; Frieman, Joshua A.; Blinnikov, Sergei; DePoy, Darren; Prietro, Jose L.; Milne, P.; Contreras, Carlos; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Roth, Miguel; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Freedman, Wendy L.; Chornock, Ryan; Jha, Saurabh; Madore, Barry F.; Persson, S. E.; González Tagle, Sergio; Burns, Christopher R.; Wyatt, Pamela; Murphy, David; Foley, Ryan J.; Ganeshalingam, Mohan; Serduke, Franklin J. D.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Bassett, Bruce; Becker, Andrew; Dilday, Ben; Eastman, J.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Holtzman, Jon; Kessler, Richard; Lampeitl, Hubert; Marriner, John; Frank, S.; Marshall, J. L.; Miknaitis, Gajus; Sako, Masao; Schneider, Donald P.; Van Der Heyden, Kurt; Yasuda, Naoki (2007)
      We present extensive u'g'r'i'BVRIYJHK(s) photometry and optical spectroscopy of the Type Ia supernova ( SN) 2005hk. These data reveal that SN 2005hk was nearly identical in its observed properties to SN 2002cx, which has ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Type Ic SN 1990B in NGC 4568 

      Clocchiatti, Alejandro; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Phillips, Mark M.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Turatto, Massimo; Benetti, Stefano; Cappellaro, Enrico; Avilés, Roberto; Covarrubias, Ricardo; DeGiogia Eastwood, K.; Dickinson, Mark.; Gouiffes, Christian; Guhathakurta, Puragra; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Heathcote, Steve R.; Leibundgut, Bruno; Matheson, Thomas; Navarrete, Mauricio; Pérez, M.; Phillips, Andrew; Piemonte, Antonello; Ruiz González, María Teresa; Shields, Joseph C.; Smith, Chris; Spinrad, Hyron; Sturch, Conrad R.; Tyson, J. Anthony; Wells, Lisa (2001-06-01)
      We present a study of the Type Ic supernova (SN) 1990B that includes most of the observations obtained from around the world. The combined data set comprises 84 BV (RI)c photometric points spanning approximately 360 days ...