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The type Iax supernova, SN 2015H A white dwarf deflagration candidate

Magee, M. R.; Kotak, Rubina; Sim, Stuart A; Kromer, M; Rabinowitz, David; Smartt, S. J.; Baltay, C; Campbell, H. C.; Chen, T.-W.; Fink, M; Gal-Yam, Avishay; Ruiter, Ashley; Seitenzahl, Ivo; Hillebrandt, Wolfgang; Le Guillou, L; Pakmor, R

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We present results based on observations of SN 2015H which belongs to the small group of objects similar to SN 2002cx, otherwise known as type Iax supernovae. The availability of deep pre-explosion imaging allowed us to place tight constraints on the explosion epoch. Our observational campaign began approximately one day post-explosion, and extended over a period of about 150 days post maximum light, making it one of the best observed objects of this class to date. We find a peak magnitude of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152087
Source: Astronomy and Astrophysics
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201528036
Access Rights: Open Access

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