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    • 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, ...
    • Asteroids in the high cadence transient survey 

      Peña, J.; Fuentes González, César; Forster, Francisco; Maureira, Juan Carlos; San Martín, J.; Littin, J.; Huijse Heise, Pablo Andrés; Cabrera Vives, Guillermo; Estévez Valencia, Pablo; Galbany, Lluis; González Gaitán, Santiago; Martínez, J.; De Jaeger, Thomas; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2018)
      We report on the serendipitous observations of solar system objects imaged during the High cadence Transient Survey 2014 observation campaign. Data from this high-cadence wide-field survey was originally analyzed for finding ...
    • Characterizing the environments of supernovae with MUSE 

      Galbany, Lluis; Anderson, J. P.; Rosales Ortega, F. F.; Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Krühler, T.; Sánchez, S. F.; Falcón Barroso, J.; Pérez, E.; Maureira, J. C.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; González Gaitán, Santiago; Förster Burón, Francisco; Moral, V. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      We present a statistical analysis of the environments of 11 supernovae (SNe) which occurred in six nearby galaxies (z less than or similar to 0.016). All galaxies were observed with MUSE, the high spatial resolution ...
    • Characterizing The V-Band Light-Curves Of Hydrogen-Rich Type II Supernovae. 

      Anderson, Joseph P.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Olivares, Felipe; Phillips, Mark M.; Schulze, Steve; Antezana, Roberto; Bolt, Luis; Campillay, Abdo; Castellón, Sergio; Contreras, Carlos; De Jaeger, Thomas; Folatelli, Gastón; Förster, Francisco; Freedman, Wendy L.; González, Luis; Hsiao, Eric; Krzeminski, Wojtek; Krisciunas, Kevin; Maza Sancho, José; McCarthy, Patrick; Morrell, Nidia; Persson, Sven E.; Roth, Miguel; Salgado, Francisco; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Thomas Osip, Joanna (The American Astronomical Society, 2014-05)
      We present an analysis of the diversity of V-band light-curves of hydrogen-rich type II supernovae. Analyzing a sample of 116 supernovae, several magnitude measurements are defined, together with decline rates at ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • DES15E2mlf: a spectroscopically confirmed superluminous supernova that exploded 3.5 Gyr after the big bang 

      Pan, Y. C.; Foley, R. J.; Smith, M.; González Gaitán, Santiago (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      We present the Dark Energy Survey (DES) discovery of DES15E2mlf, the most distant superluminous supernova (SLSN) spectroscopically confirmed to date. The light curves and Gemini spectroscopy of DES15E2mlf indicate that it ...
    • Discovery of distant RR Lyrae Stars in the Milky Way using DECam 

      Medina, Gustavo E.; Muñoz Vidal, Ricardo Rodrigo; Katherina Vivas, A.; Carlin, Jeffrey L.; Forster, Francisco; Martínez, Jorge; Galbany, Lluis; González Gaitán, Santiago; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; De Jaeger, Thomas; Maureira, Juan Carlos; San Martín Aristegui, Jaime (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2018)
      We report the discovery of distant RR Lyrae stars, including the most distant known in the Milky Way, using data taken in the g-band with the Dark Energy Camera as part of the High cadence Transient Survey (HiTS; 2014 ...
    • Evidence for asymmetric distribution of circumstellar material around type Ia supernovae 

      Förster, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Anderson, Joseph; Marchi, Sebastián; Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Cartier Ugarte, Regis (2012-08-01)
      We study the properties of low-velocity material in the line of sight toward nearby Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) that have measured late phase nebular velocity shifts (vneb), thought to be an environment-independent ...
    • Hα Spectral Diversity of Type II Supernovae: Correlations with Photometric Properties 

      Gutiérrez, Claudia P.; Anderson, Joseph P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; González Gaitán, Santiago; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Stritzinger, Maximilian D.; Phillips, Mark M.; MoroMartín, Amaya; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; homas-Osip, Joanna T. (The American Astronomical Society, 2014-05-10)
      We present a spectroscopic analysis of the Hα profiles of hydrogen-rich Type II supernovae. A total of 52 Type II supernovae having well-sampled optical light curves and spectral sequences were analyzed. Concentrating on ...
    • Nebular phase observations of the type-Ib supernova iPTF13bvn favour a binary progenitor 

      Kuncarayakti, Hanindyo; Maeda, Keiichi; Bersten, Melina Cecilia; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia; Hsiao, Eric; González Gaitán, Santiago; Anderson, J. P.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; De Jaeger, Thomas; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Kawabata, K. S. (EDP Sciences, 2015)
      Aims. We present and analyse late-time observations of the Type-Ib supernova with possible pre-supernova progenitor detection, iPTF13bvn, which were done similar to 300 days after the explosion. We discuss them in the ...
    • Observed type II supernova colours from the carnegie supernova project-I 

      De Jaeger, Thomas; Anderson, J. P.; Galbany, Lluis; González Gaitán, Santiago; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Phillips, M. M.; Stritzinger, M. D.; Contreras, C.; Folatelli, Gastón; Gutiérrez, C. P.; Hsiao, E. Y.; Morrell, N.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Dessart, L.; Filippenko, A. V. (Oxford University Press, 2018-06)
      We present a study of observed Type II supernova (SN II) colours using optical/near-infrared photometric data from the Carnegie Supernovae Project-I. We analyse four colours (B - V, u - g, g - r, and g - Y) and find that ...
    • On the environments of Type Ia supernovae within host galaxies 

      Anderson, J. P.; James, P. A.; Förster Burón, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Habergham, Stacey; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Lyman, D. (2015)
      We present constraints on Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) progenitors through an analysis of the environments found at the explosion sites of 102 events within star-forming host galaxies. Hα and Galaxy Evolution Explorer ...
    • On the environments of Type Ia supernovae within host galaxies 

      Anderson, J.; James, P.; Forster, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Habergham, S.; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Lyman, J. (Oxfords University Press, 2015)
      We present constraints on Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) progenitors through an analysis of the environments found at the explosion sites of 102 events within star-forming host galaxies. Ha and Galaxy Evolution Explorer ...
    • ON THE LIRA LAW AND THE NATURE OF EXTINCTION TOWARD TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE 

      Förster, Francisco; González Gaitán, Santiago; Folatelli, Gastón; Morrell, Nidia (The American Astronomical Society, 2013-07-20)
      We have studied the relation between the color evolution of Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) from maximum light to the Lira law regime and the presence of narrow absorption features. Based on a nearby sample of 89 SNe Ia, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The rise-time of Type II supernovae 

      González Gaitán, Santiago; Tominaga, N.; Molina, J.; Galbany, Lluis; Bufano, Filomena; Anderson, Joseph P.; Gutierrez, C.; Förster, F.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Bersten, Melina; Howell, D. A.; Sullivan, M.; Carlberg, R.; De Jaeger, Thomas; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Baklanov, P. V.; Blinnikov, S. I. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      We investigate the early-time light curves of a large sample of 223 Type II supernovae (SNe II) from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Supernova Legacy Survey. Having a cadence of a few days and sufficient non-detections ...
    • The rise-time of Type II supernovae 

      González Gaitán, Santiago; Tominaga, N.; Molina, J.; Galbany, Lluis; Bufano, Filomena; Anderson, J.; Gutiérrez, C.; Förster, Francisco; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Bersten, M.; Howell, D. A.; Sullivan, M.; Carlberg, R.; De Jaeger, Thomas; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Baklanov, P.; Blinnikov, S. (Royal Astronomical Society, 2015)
      We investigate the early-time light curves of a large sample of 223 Type II supernovae (SNe II) from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Supernova Legacy Survey. Having a cadence of a few days and sufficient non-detections ...
    • Searching for light echoes due to circumstellar matter in SNe la Spectra 

      Marino, Sebastián; González Gaitán, Santiago; Förster, Francisco; Folatelli, Gastón; Hamuy Wackenhut, Mario; Hsiao, Eric (The American Astronomical Society, 2015)
      We present an analytical model for light echoes (LEs) coming from circumstellar material (CSM) around Type Ia Supernovae (SNe Ia). Using this model we find two spectral signatures at 4100 angstrom and 6200 angstrom that ...