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SN2008am: A super-luminous type IIn supernova

Chatzopoulos, E; Wheeler, J Craig; Vinko, J; Quimby, R; Robinson, E L; Miller, A A; Foley, R J; Perley, D. A.; Yuan, Fang; Akerlof, C W; Bloom, J S

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We present observations and interpretation of the Type IIn supernova SN2008am discovered by the ROTSE Supernova Verification Project (RSVP). SN2008am peaked at approximately -22.3 mag at a redshift of z = 0.2338, giving it a peak luminosity of 3 × 1044er

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78515
Source: Astrophysical Journal Letters
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/729/2/143

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