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The Frontier of Cosmic Cataclysms

Ridden-Harper, Ryan


The short time domain (≤ 1 day) is the frontier of transient astronomy. In this frontier, new phenomena are waiting to be discovered that may hold the answers to crucial questions, particularly for progenitors of extreme events e.g., supernovae, gravitational waves/kilonovae, and gamma-ray bursts. Telescope systems across the world, such as Pan-STARRS, ASAS-SN, ATLAS, and ZTF are pushing towards shorter cadences, however, they are still limited by the diurnal cycle and weather. Although these...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5f36688940258
Access Rights: Open Access


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