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The Farthest Known Supernova: Support for an Accelerating Universe and a Glimpse of the Epoch of Deceleration

Riess, Adam; Nugent, Peter; Tonry, John; Schmidt, Brian; Dickinson, Mark; Gilliland, Ron; Thompson, Rodger; Budavari, Tamas; Casertano, Stefano; Evans, Aaron; Filippenko, Alexei; Livio, Mario; Sanders, David; Shapley, Alice; Spinrad, Hyron; Steidel, Charles; Stern, Daniel; Surace, Jason; Veilleux, Sylvain


We present photometric observations of an apparent Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) at a redshift of ∼1.7, the farthest SN observed to date. The supernova, SN 1997ff, was discovered in a repeat observation by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) of the Hubble Deep

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/322348
Access Rights: Open Access


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