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The light curve of SN 1987A revisited: Constraining production masses of radioactive nuclides

Seitenzahl, Ivo; Timmes, F X; Magkotsios, Georgios

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We revisit the evidence for the contribution of the long-lived radioactive nuclides 44Ti, 55Fe, 56Co, 57Co, and 60Co to the UVOIR light curve of SN 1987A. We show that the V-band luminosity constitutes a roughly constant fraction of the bolometric luminosity between 900 and 1900 days, and we obtain an approximate bolometric light curve out to 4334 days by scaling the late time V-band data by a constant factor where no bolometric light curve data is available. Considering the five most relevant...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28926
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/792/1/10

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