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2020

Determining the $^{56}$Ni distribution of type Ia supernovae from observations within days of explosion

Magee, M. R., Maguire, K., Kotak, R., Sim, S. A., Gillanders, J. H., Prentice, S. J. & Skillen, K., 01 Feb 2020, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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LSQ13ddu: a rapidly evolving stripped-envelope supernova with early circumstellar interaction signatures

Clark, P., Maguire, K., Inserra, C., Prentice, S., Smartt, S. J., Contreras, C., Hossenizadeh, G., Hsiao, E. Y., Kankare, E., Kasliwal, M., Nugent, P., Shahbandeh, M., Baltay, C., Rabinowitz, D., Arcavi, I., Ashall, C., Burns, C. R., Callis, E., Chen, T-W., Diamond, T. & 13 others, Fraser, M., Howell, D. A., Karamehmetoglu, E., Kotak, R., Lyman, J., Morrell, N., Phillips, M., Pignata, G., Pursiainen, M., Sollerman, J., Stritzinger, M., Sullivan, M. & Young, D., 01 Feb 2020, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 492, 2, p. 2208-2228

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SN 2016gsd: An unusually luminous and linear type II supernova with high velocities

Reynolds, T. M., Fraser, M., Mattila, S., Ergon, M., Lundqvist, P., Dessart, L., Dong, S., Elias-Rosa, N., Galbany, L., Gutiérrez, C. P., Kangas, T., Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Kuncarayakti, H., Pastorello, A., Rodriguez, O., Smartt, S. J., Stritzinger, M., Tomasella, L., Chen, P. & 9 others, Harmanen, J., Hozzeinzadeh, G., Howell, D. A., Inserra, C., Nicholl, M., Nielsen, M., Somero, A., Tronsgaard, R. & Young, D. R., 10 Feb 2020, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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2019

A progenitor candidate for the type II-P supernova SN 2018aoq in NGC 4151

O'Neill, D., Kotak, R., Fraser, M., Sim, S. A., Benetti, S., Smartt, S. J., Mattila, S., Ashall, C., Callis, E., Elias-Rosa, N., Gromadzki, M. & Prentice, S. J., 01 Feb 2019, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 622, L1.

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Detecting the signatures of helium in type Iax supernovae

Magee, M. R., Sim, S. A., Kotak, R., Maguire, K. & Boyle, A., 06 Feb 2019, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 622, A102.

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2018

A dust-enshrouded tidal disruption event with a resolved radio jet in a galaxy merger

Mattila, S., Pérez-Torres, M., Efstathiou, A., Mimica, P., Fraser, M., Kankare, E., Alberdi, A., Aloy, M., Heikkilä, T., Jonker, P. G., Lundqvist, P., Martí-Vidal, I., Meikle, W. P. S., Romero-Cañizales, C., Smartt, S. J., Tsygankov, S., Varenius, E., Alonso-Herrero, A., Bondi, M., Fransson, C. & 16 others, Herrero-Illana, R., Kangas, T., Kotak, R., Ramírez-Olivencia, N., Väisänen, P., Beswick, R. J., Clements, D. L., Greimel, R., Harmanen, J., Kotilainen, J., Nandra, K., Reynolds, T., Ryder, S., Walton, N. A., Wiik, K. & Östlin, G., 03 Aug 2018, In : Science. 361, 6401, p. 482-485 4 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring Dark Energy Properties with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae. II. Cosmological Parameters

Jones, D. O., Scolnic, D. M., Riess, A. G., Rest, A., Kirshner, R. P., Berger, E., Kessler, R., Pan, Y. C., Foley, R. J., Chornock, R., Ortega, C. A., Challis, P. J., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Draper, P. W., Flewelling, H., Huber, M. E., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R. P., Metcalfe, N. & 8 others, Tonry, J., Wainscoat, R. J., Waters, C., Gall, E. E. E., Kotak, R., McCrum, M., Smartt, S. J. & Smith, K. W., 12 Apr 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 857, 1, 51.

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Modelling the early time behaviour of type Ia supernovae: effects of the 56Ni distribution

Magee, M. R., Sim, S. A., Kotak, R. & Kerzendorf, W. E., 22 Jun 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 614, 13 p., A115.

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The Complete Light-curve Sample of Spectroscopically Confirmed Type Ia Supernovae from Pan-STARRS1 and Cosmological Constraints from The Combined Pantheon Sample

Scolnic, D. M., Rest, A., Chornock, R., Foley, R. J., Huber, M. E., Kessler, R., Narayan, G., Riess, A. G., Rodney, S., Berger, E., Brout, D. J., Challis, P. J., Drout, M., Finkbeiner, D., Lunnan, R., Kirshner, R. P., Sanders, N. E., Schlafly, E., Smartt, S., Stubbs, C. W. & 18 others, Tonry, J., Wood-Vasey, W. M., Foley, M., Hand, J., Johnson, E., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Draper, P. W., Hodapp, K. W., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R. P., Magnier, E. A., Metcalfe, N., Bresolin, F., Gall, E., Kotak, R., McCrum, M. & Smith, K. W., 29 May 2018, In : The Astrophysical Journal. p. 1-28

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2017

A kilonova as the electromagnetic counterpart to a gravitational-wave source

Smartt, S. J., Chen, T. W., Jerkstrand, A., Coughlin, M., Kankare, E., Sim, S. A., Fraser, M., Inserra, C., Maguire, K., Chambers, K. C., Huber, M. E., Krühler, T., Leloudas, G., Magee, M., Shingles, L. J., Smith, K. W., Young, D. R., Tonry, J., Kotak, R., Gal-Yam, A. & 102 others, Lyman, J. D., Homan, D. S., Agliozzo, C., Anderson, J. P., Angus, C. R., Ashall, C., Barbarino, C., Bauer, F. E., Berton, M., Botticella, M. T., Bulla, M., Bulger, J., Cannizzaro, G., Cano, Z., Cartier, R., Cikota, A., Clark, P., De Cia, A., Della Valle, M., Denneau, L., Dennefeld, M., Dessart, L., Dimitriadis, G., Elias-Rosa, N., Firth, R. E., Flewelling, H., Flörs, A., Franckowiak, A., Frohmaier, C., Galbany, L., González-Gaitán, S., Greiner, J., Gromadzki, M., Nicuesa Guelbenzu, A., Gutiérrez, C. P., Hamanowicz, A., Hanlon, L., Harmanen, J., Heintz, K. E., Heinze, A., Hernandez, M. S., Hodgkin, S. T., Hook, I. M., Izzo, L., James, P. A., Jonker, P. G., Kerzendorf, W. E., Klose, S., Kostrzewa-Rutkowska, Z., Kowalski, M., Kromer, M., Kuncarayakti, H., Lawrence, A., Lowe, T. B., Magnier, E. A., Manulis, I., Martin-Carrillo, A., Mattila, S., McBrien, O., Müller, A., Nordin, J., O'Neill, D., Onori, F., Palmerio, J. T., Pastorello, A., Patat, F., Pignata, G., Podsiadlowski, P., Pumo, M. L., Prentice, S. J., Rau, A., Razza, A., Rest, A., Reynolds, T., Roy, R., Ruiter, A. J., Rybicki, K. A., Salmon, L., Schady, P., Schultz, A. S. B., Schweyer, T., Seitenzahl, I. R., Smith, M., Sollerman, J., Stalder, B., Stubbs, C. W., Sullivan, M., Szegedi, H., Taddia, F., Taubenberger, S., Terreran, G., Van Soelen, B., Vos, J., Wainscoat, R. J., Walton, N. A., Waters, C., Weiland, H., Willman, M., Wiseman, P., Wright, D. E., Wyrzykowski, L. & Yaron, O., 02 Nov 2017, In : Nature. 551, 7678, p. 75-79 5 p.

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A population of highly energetic transient events in the centres of active galaxies

Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Mattila, S., Lundqvist, P., Ward, M. J., Fraser, M., Lawrence, A., Smartt, S. J., Meikle, W. P. S., Bruce, A., Harmanen, J., Hutton, S. J., Inserra, C., Kangas, T., Pastorello, A., Reynolds, T., Romero-Cañizales, C., Smith, K. W., Valenti, S., Chambers, K. C. & 8 others, Hodapp, K. W., Huber, M. E., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R-P., Magnier, E. A., Tonry, J. L., Wainscoat, R. J. & Waters, C., 01 Dec 2017, In : Nature Astronomy. 1, p. 865-871

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Common Envelope Ejection for a Luminous Red Nova in M101

Blagorodnova, N., Kotak, R., Polshaw, J., Kasliwal, M. M., Cao, Y., Cody, A. M., Doran, G. B., Elias-Rosa, N., Fraser, M., Fremling, C., Gonzalez-Fernandez, C., Harmanen, J., Jencson, J., Kankare, E., Kudritzki, R. P., Kulkarni, S. R., Magnier, E. A., Manulis, I., Masci, F. J., Mattila, S. & 13 others, Nugent, P., Ochner, P., Pastorello, A., Reynolds, T., Smith, K., Sollerman, J., Taddia, F., Terreran, G., Tomasella, L., Turatto, M., Vreeswijk, P. M., Wozniak, P. & Zaggia, S., 06 Jan 2017, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 834, 2, 15 p., 107.

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Growing evidence that SNe Iax are not a one-parameter family: the case of PS1-12bwh

Magee, M. R., Kotak, R., Sim, S. A., Wright, D., Smartt, S. J., Berger, E., Chornock, R., Foley, R. J., Howell, A., Kaiser, N., Magnier, E. A., Wainscot, R. & Waters, C., May 2017, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 601, A62.

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Observations of the GRB Afterglow ATLAS17aeu and Its Possible Association with GW 170104

Stalder, B., Tonry, J., Smartt, S. J., Coughlin, M., Stubbs, C. W., Chen, T. W., Kankare, E., Smith, K. W., Denneau, L., Sherstyuk, A., Heinze, A., Weiland, H., Rest, A., Young, D. R., Huber, M. E., Flewelling, H., Lowe, T., Magnier, E. A., Schultz, A. S. B., Waters, C. & 7 others, Wainscoat, R., Willman, M., Wright, D. E., Chu, J., Sanders, D., Inserra, C. & Kotak, R., 01 Dec 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 850, 2, p. 1-13 149.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Spectral analysis of four 'hypervariable' AGN: a micro-needle in the haystack?

Bruce, A., Lawrence, A., MacLeod, C., Elvis, M., Ward, M. J., Collinson, J. S., Gezari, S., Marshall, P. J., Lam, M. C., Kotak, R., Inserra, C., Polshaw, J., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R-P., Magnier, E. A. & Waters, C., 20 Jan 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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The evolution of superluminous supernova LSQ14mo and its interacting host galaxy system

Chen, T. W., Nicholl, M., Smartt, S. J., Mazzali, P. A., Yates, R. M., Moriya, T. J., Inserra, C., Langer, N., Krühler, T., Kotak, R., Galbany, L., Schady, P., Wiseman, P., Greiner, J., Schulze, S., Man, A. W. S., Jerkstrand, A., Smith, K. W., Dennefeld, M., Baltay, C. & 7 others, Bolmer, J., Kankare, E., Knust, F., Rabinowitz, D., Rostami, S., Sullivan, M. & Young, D. R., 01 Jun 2017, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 602, A9.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2016

450 d of Type II SN 2013ej in optical and near-infrared

Yuan, F., Jerkstrand, A., Valenti, S., Sollerman, J., Seitenzahl, I. R., Pastorello, A., Schulze, S., Chen, T. W., Childress, M. J., Fraser, M., Fremling, C., Kotak, R., Ruiter, A. J., Schmidt, B. P., Smartt, S. J., Taddia, F., Terreran, G., E. Tucker, B., Barbarino, C., Benetti, S. & 14 others, Elias-Rosa, N., Gal-Yam, A., Howell, D. A., Inserra, C., Kankare, E., Lee, M. Y., Li, K. L., Maguire, K., Margheim, S., Mehner, A., Ochner, P., Sullivan, M., Tomasella, L. & Young, D. R., 11 Sep 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 461, 2, p. 2003-2018

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Applying the expanding photosphere and standardized candle methods to Type II-Plateau supernovae at cosmologically significant redshifts . The distance to SN 2013eq

Gall, E. E. E., Kotak, R., Leibundgut, B., Taubenberger, S., Hillebrandt, W. & Kromer, M., 01 Aug 2016, In : Astronomy & Astrophysics. 592, 12 p., A129.

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A search for an optical counterpart to the gravitational wave event GW151226

Smartt, S. J., Chambers, K. C., Smith, K. W., Huber, M. E., Young, D. R., Chen, T. -W., Inserra, C., Wright, D. E., Coughlin, M. D., Denneau, L., Flewelling, H., Heinze, A., Jerkstrand, A., Magnier, E. A., Maguire, K., Mueller, B., Rest, A., Sherstyuk, A., Stalder, B., Schultz, A. S. B. & 20 others, Stubbs, C. W., Tonry, J. L., Waters, C., Wainscoat, R. J., Valle, M. D., Dennefeld, M., Dimitriadis, G., Firth, R. E., Fraser, M., Frohmaier, C., Gal-Yam, A., Harmanen, J., Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Kromer, M., Mandel, I., Sollerman, J., Gibson, B., Primak, N. & Willman, M., 19 Aug 2016, In : The Astrophysical Journal. Letters. 827, p. L40

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Dead or alive? Long-term evolution of SN 2015bh (SNhunt275)

Elias-Rosa, N., Pastorello, A., Benetti, S., Cappellaro, E., Taubenberger, S., Terreran, G., Fraser, M., Tartaglia, L., Morales-Garoffolo, A., Harmanen, J., Richardson, N. D., Artigau, E., Tomasella, L., Margutti, R., Smartt, S. J., Dennefeld, M., Turatto, M., Anupama, G. C., Arbour, R., Berton, M. & 19 others, Bjorkman, K. S., Boles, T., Briganti, F., Chornock, R., Ciabattari, F., Cortini, G., Dimai, A., Gerhartz, C. J., Itagaki, K., Kotak, R., Mancini, R., Martinelli, F., Milisavljevic, D., Misra, K., Ochner, P., Patnaude, D., Polshaw, J., Sahu, D. K. & Zaggia, S., 01 Dec 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 463, 4, p. 3894-3920

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26 Citations (Scopus)

LSQ13fn: A type II-Plateau supernova with a possibly low metallicity progenitor that breaks the standardised candle relation∗

Polshaw, J., Kotak, R., Dessart, L., Fraser, M., Gal-Yam, A., Inserra, C., Sim, S. A., Smartt, S. J., Sollerman, J., Baltay, C., Rabinowitz, D., Benetti, S., Botticella, M. T., Campbell, H., Chen, T. W., Galbany, L., McKinnon, R., Nicholl, M., Smith, K. W., Sullivan, M. & 3 others, Takáts, K., Valenti, S. & Young, D. R., 01 Apr 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 588, 17 p., A1.

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Pan-STARRS and PESSTO search for an optical counterpart to the LIGO gravitational-wave source GW150914

Smartt, S. J., Smith, K. W., Huber, M. E., Young, D. R., Cappellaro, E., Wright, D. E., Coughlin, M., Schultz, A. S. B., Denneau, L., Flewelling, H., Heinze, A., Magnier, E. A., Primak, N., Rest, A., Sherstyuk, A., Stalder, B., Stubbs, C. W., Tonry, J., Waters, C., Willman, M. & 27 others, Baltay, C., Botticella, M. T., Dennefeld, M., Chen, T. W., Della Valle, M., Elias-Rosa, N., Fraser, M., Inserra, C., Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Kupfer, T., Harmanen, J., Galbany, L., Gal-Yam, A., Le Guillou, L., Lyman, J. D., Mitra, A., Nicholl, M., Olivares E, F., Rabinowitz, D., Razza, A., Sollerman, J., Smith, M., Terreran, G., Valenti, S., Gibson, B. & Goggia, T., 11 Nov 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 462, 4, p. 4094-4116 23 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

PTF12os and iPTF13bvn. Two stripped-envelope supernovae from low-mass progenitors in NGC 5806

Fremling, C., Sollerman, J., Taddia, F., Ergon, M., Fraser, M., Karamehmetoglu, E., Valenti, S., Jerkstrand, A., Arcavi, I., Bufano, F., Rosa, N. E., Filippenko, A. V., Fox, D., Gal-Yam, A., Howell, D. A., Kotak, R., Mazzali, P., Milisavljevic, D., Nugent, P. E., Nyholm, A. & 2 others, Pian, E. & Smartt, S., 22 Sep 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 593, p. 1-27

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Slow-blue nuclear hypervariables in PanSTARRS-1

Lawrence, A., Bruce, A. G., MacLeod, C., Gezari, S., Elvis, M., Smartt, S. J., Smith, K. W., Wright, D., Fraser, M., Kaiser, N., Burgett, W., Magnier, E., Tonry, J., Wainscoat, R., Waters, C., Price, P., Metcalfe, N., Valenti, S., Kotak, R., Mead, A. & 3 others, Inserra, C., Chen, T. W. & Soderberg, A., 08 Sep 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 463, 1, p. 296-331 36 p.

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Supernova 2013fc in a circumnuclear ring of a luminous infrared galaxy: The big brother of SN 1998S

Kangas, T., Mattila, S., Kankare, E., Lundqvist, P., Väisänen, P., Childress, M., Pignata, G., McCully, C., Valenti, S., Vinkó, J., Pastorello, A., Elias-Rosa, N., Fraser, M., Gal-Yam, A., Kotak, R., Kotilainen, J. K., Smartt, S. J., Galbany, L., Harmanen, J., Howell, D. A. & 13 others, Inserra, C., Marion, G. H., Quimby, R. M., Silverman, J. M., Szalai, T., Wheeler, J. C., Ashall, C., Benetti, S., Romero-Cañizales, C., Smith, K. W., Sullivan, M., Takáts, K. & Young, D. R., 11 Feb 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 456, 1, p. 323-346 24 p.

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The Pan-STARRS1 Surveys

Chambers, K. C., Magnier, E. A., Metcalfe, N., Flewelling, H. A., Huber, M. E., Waters, C. Z., Denneau, L., Draper, P. W., Farrow, D., Finkbeiner, D. P., Holmberg, C., Koppenhoefer, J., Price, P. A., Saglia, R. P., Schlafly, E. F., Smartt, S. J., Sweeney, W., Wainscoat, R. J., Burgett, W. S., Grav, T. & 83 others, Heasley, J. N., Hodapp, K. W., Jedicke, R., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R-P., Luppino, G. A., Lupton, R. H., Monet, D. G., Morgan, J. S., Onaka, P. M., Stubbs, C. W., Tonry, J. L., Banados, E., Bell, E. F., Bender, R., Bernard, E. J., Botticella, M. T., Casertano, S., Chastel, S., Chen, W-P., Chen, X., Cole, S., Deacon, N., Frenk, C., Fitzsimmons, A., Gezari, S., Goessl, C., Goggia, T., Goldman, B., Grebel, E. K., Hambly, N. C., Hasinger, G., Heavens, A. F., Heckman, T. M., Henderson, R., Henning, T., Holman, M., Hopp, U., Ip, W-H., Isani, S., Keyes, C. D., Koekemoer, A., Kotak, R., Long, K. S., Lucey, J. R., Liu, M., Martin, N. F., McLean, B., Morganson, E., Murphy, D. N. A., Nieto-Santisteban, M. A., Norberg, P., Peacock, J. A., Pier, E. A., Postman, M., Primak, N., Rae, C., Rest, A., Riess, A., Riffeser, A., Rix, H. W., Roser, S., Schilbach, E., Schultz, A. S. B., Scolnic, D., Szalay, A., Seitz, S., Shiao, B., Small, E., Smith, K. W., Soderblom, D., Taylor, A. N., Thakar, A. R., Thiel, J., Thilker, D., Urata, Y., Valenti, J., Walter, F., Watters, S. P., Werner, S., White, R., Wood-Vasey, W. M. & Wyse, R., 01 Dec 2016, (Unpublished) In : arXiv.

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

Magee, M., Kotak, R., Sim, S. A., Kromer, M., Rabinowitz, D., Smartt, S. J., Baltay, C., Campbell, H. C., Chen, T. W., Fink, M., Gal-Yam, A., Galbany, L., Hillebrandt, W., Inserra, C., Kankare, E., Le Guillou, L., Lyman, J. D., Maguire, K., Pakmor, R., Röpke, F. K. & 5 others, Ruiter, A. J., Seitenzahl, I. R., Sullivan, M., Valenti, S. & Young, D. R., 01 May 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 589, 18 p., A89.

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2015

A comparative study of Type II-P and II-L supernova rise times as exemplified by the case of LSQ13cuw

Gall, E. E. E., Polshaw, J., Kotak, R., Jerkstrand, A., Leibundgut, B., Rabinowitz, D., Sollerman, J., Sullivan, M., Smartt, S. J., Anderson, J. P., Benetti, S., Baltay, C., Feindt, U., Fraser, M., González-Gaitán, S., Inserra, C., Maguire, K., McKinnon, R., Valenti, S. & Young, D., 01 Oct 2015, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 582, 19 p., A3.

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A supernova distance to the anchor galaxy NGC 4258

Polshaw, J., Kotak, R., Chambers, K. C., Smartt, S. J., Taubenberger, S., Kromer, M., Gall, E. E. E., Hillebrandt, W., Huber, M., Smith, K. W. & Wainscoat, R. J., 01 Aug 2015, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 580, p. 1-6 6 p., L15.

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Calcium-rich gap transients: Tidal detonations of white dwarfs?

Sell, P. H., Maccarone, T. J., Kotak, R., Knigge, C. & Sand, D. J., 11 Jul 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 450, 4, p. 4198-4206 9 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

LSQ14bdq: a type Ic Super-luminous Supernova with a double-peaked light curve

Nicholl, M., Smartt, S. J., Jerkstrand, A., Sim, S. A., Inserra, C., Anderson, J. P., Baltay, C., Benetti, S., Chambers, K., Chen, T. W., Elias-Rosa, N., Feindt, U., Flewelling, H. A., Fraser, M., Gal-Yam, A., Galbany, L., Huber, M. E., Kangas, T., Kankare, E., Kotak, R. & 11 others, Krühler, T., Maguire, K., McKinnon, R., Rabinowitz, D., Rostami, S., Schulze, S., Smith, K. W., Sullivan, M., Tonry, J. L., Valenti, S. & Young, D. R., 01 Jul 2015, In : The Astrophysical Journal. Letters. 807, 1, 6 p., L18.

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Machine learning for transient discovery in Pan-STARRS1 difference imaging

Wright, D. E., Smartt, S. J., Smith, K. W., Miller, P., Kotak, R., Rest, A., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Flewelling, H., Hodapp, K. W., Huber, M., Jedicke, R., Kaiser, N., Metcalfe, N., Price, P. A., Tonry, J. L., Wainscoat, R. J. & Waters, C., 01 May 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 1, p. 451-466 16 p.

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Massive stars exploding in a He-rich circumstellar medium - IV. Transitional Type Ibn supernovae

Pastorello, A., Benetti, S., Brown, P. J., Tsvetkov, D. Y., Inserra, C., Taubenberger, S., Tomasella, L., Fraser, M., Rich, D. J., Botticella, M. T., Bufano, F., Cappellaro, E., Ergon, M., Gorbovskoy, E. S., Harutyunyan, A., Huang, F., Kotak, R., Lipunov, V. M., Magill, L., Miluzio, M. & 13 others, Morrell, N., Ochner, P., Smartt, S. J., Sollerman, J., Spiro, S., Stritzinger, M. D., Turatto, M., Valenti, S., Wang, X., Wright, D. E., Yurkov, V. V., Zampieri, L. & Zhang, T., 11 May 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 2, p. 1921-1940 20 p.

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Massive stars exploding in a He-rich circumstellar medium - VI. Observations of two distant Type Ibn supernova candidates discovered by La Silla-QUEST

Pastorello, A., Hadjiyska, E., Rabinowitz, D., Valenti, S., Turatto, M., Fasano, G., Benitez-Herrera, S., Baltay, C., Benetti, S., Botticella, M. T., Cappellaro, E., Elias-Rosa, N., Ellman, N., Feindt, U., Filippenko, A. V., Fraser, M., Gal-Yam, A., Graham, M. L., Howell, D. A., Inserra, C. & 14 others, Kelly, P. L., Kotak, R., Kowalski, M., McKinnon, R., Morales-Garoffolo, A., Nugent, P. E., Smartt, S. J., Smith, K. W., Stritzinger, M. D., Sullivan, M., Taubenberger, S., Walker, E. S., Yaron, O. & Young, D. R., 11 May 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 2, p. 1954-1966 13 p.

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On the triple peaks of SNHunt248 in NGC 5806

Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Pastorello, A., Fraser, M., Mattila, S., Smartt, S. J., Bruce, A., Chambers, K. C., Elias-Rosa, N., Flewelling, H., Fremling, C., Harmanen, J., Huber, M., Jerkstrand, A., Kangas, T., Kuncarayakti, H., Magee, M., Magnier, E., Polshaw, J., Smith, K. W. & 2 others, Sollerman, J. & Tomasella, L., 01 Sep 2015, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 581, 7 p., L4.

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PESSTO: Survey description and products from the first data release by the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects

Smartt, S. J., Valenti, S., Fraser, M., Inserra, C., Young, D. R., Sullivan, M., Pastorello, A., Benetti, S., Gal-Yam, A., Knapic, C., Molinaro, M., Smareglia, R., Smith, K. W., Taubenberger, S., Yaron, O., Anderson, J. P., Ashall, C., Balland, C., Baltay, C., Barbarino, C. & 82 others, Bauer, F. E., Baumont, S., Bersier, D., Blagorodnova, N., Bongard, S., Botticella, M. T., Bufano, F., Bulla, M., Cappellaro, E., Campbell, H., Cellier-Holzem, F., Chen, T. W., Childress, M. J., Clocchiatti, A., Contreras, C., Dall'Ora, M., Danziger, J., De Jaeger, T., De Cia, A., Della Valle, M., Dennefeld, M., Elias-Rosa, N., Elman, N., Feindt, U., Fleury, M., Gall, E., Gonzalez-Gaitan, S., Galbany, L., Morales Garoffolo, A., Greggio, L., Guillou, L. L., Hachinger, S., Hadjiyska, E., Hage, P. E., Hillebrandt, W., Hodgkin, S., Hsiao, E. Y., James, P. A., Jerkstrand, A., Kangas, T., Kankare, E., Kotak, R., Kromer, M., Kuncarayakti, H., Leloudas, G., Lundqvist, P., Lyman, J. D., Hook, I. M., Maguire, K., Manulis, I., Margheim, S. J., Mattila, S., Maund, J. R., Mazzali, P. A., McCrum, M., McKinnon, R., Moreno-Raya, M. E., Nicholl, M., Nugent, P., Pain, R., Pignata, G., Phillips, M. M., Polshaw, J., Pumo, M. L., Rabinowitz, D., Reilly, E., Romero-Cañizales, C., Scalzo, R., Schmidt, B., Schulze, S., Sim, S., Sollerman, J., Taddia, F., Tartaglia, L., Terreran, G., Tomasella, L., Turatto, M., Walker, E., Walton, N. A., Wyrzykowski, L., Yuan, F. & Zampieri, L., 01 Jul 2015, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 579, 25 p., A40.

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Selecting superluminous supernovae in faint galaxies from the first year of the Pan-STARRS1 Medium Deep Survey

McCrum, M., Smartt, S. J., Rest, A., Smith, K., Kotak, R., Rodney, S. A., Young, D. R., Chornock, R., Berger, E., Foley, R. J., Fraser, M., Wright, D., Scolnic, D., Tonry, J. L., Urata, Y., Huang, K., Pastorello, A., Botticella, M. T., Valenti, S., Mattila, S. & 19 others, Kankare, E., Farrow, D. J., Huber, M. E., Stubbs, C. W., Kirshner, R. P., Bresolin, F., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Draper, P. W., Flewelling, H., Jedicke, R., Kaiser, N., Magnier, E. A., Metcalfe, N., Morgan, J. S., Price, P. A., Sweeney, W., Wainscoat, R. J. & Waters, C., 01 Apr 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 448, 2, p. 1206-1231 26 p.

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SN 2009ip at late times - an interacting transient at+2 years

Fraser, M., Kotak, R., Pastorello, A., Jerkstrand, A., Smartt, S. J., Chen, T-W., Childress, M., Gilmore, G., Inserra, C., Kankare, E., Margheim, S., Mattila, S., Valenti, S., Ashall, C., Benetti, S., Botticella, M. T., Bauer, F. E., Campbell, H., Elias-Rosa, N., Fleury, M. & 14 others, Gal-Yam, A., Hachinger, S., Howell, D. A., Le Guillou, L., Léget, P-F., Morales-Garoffolo, A., Polshaw, J., Spiro, S., Sullivan, M., Taubenberger, S., Turatto, M., Walker, E. S., Young, D. R. & Zhang, B., 11 Nov 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 453, 4, p. 3886-3905 20 p.

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SN 2011A: A low-luminosity interacting transient with a double plateau and strong sodium absorpton

De Jaeger, T., Anderson, J. P., Pignata, G., Hamuy, M., Kankare, E., Stritzinger, M. D., Benetti, S., Bufano, F., Elias-Rosa, N., Folatelli, G., Förster, F., González-Gaitán, S., Gutiérrez, C. P., Inserra, C., Kotak, R., Lira, P., Morrell, N., Taddia, F. & Tomasella, L., 01 Jul 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 807, 1, 16 p., 63.

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SN 2011fu: a type IIb supernova with a luminous double-peaked light curve

Morales-Garoffolo, A., Elias-Rosa, N., C. Bersten, M., Jerkstrand, A., Taubenerger, S., Benetti, S., Cappellaro, E., Kotak, R., Pastorello, A., Bufano, F., Dominguez, RM., Ergon, M., Fraser, M., Gao, X., Garcia, E., Howell, D. A., Isern, J., Smartt, S., Tomasella, L. & Valenti, S., 21 Nov 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 454, 1, p. 95-114 20 p.

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The fastest unbound star in our Galaxy ejected by a thermonuclear supernova

Geier, S., Fürst, F., Ziegerer, E., Kupfer, T., Heber, U., Irrgang, A., Wang, B., Liu, Z., Han, Z., Sesar, B., Levitan, D., Kotak, R., Magnier, E., Smith, K., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K., Flewelling, H., Kaiser, N., Wainscoat, R. & Waters, C., 06 Mar 2015, In : Science. 347, 6226, p. 1126-1128 3 p.

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The host galaxy and late-time evolution of the superluminous supernova PTF12dam

Chen, T-W., Smartt, S. J., Jerkstrand, A., Nicholl, M., Bresolin, F., Kotak, R., Polshaw, J., Rest, A., Kudritzki, R., Zheng, Z., Elias-Rosa, N., Smith, K., Inserra, C., Wright, D., Kankare, E., Kangas, T. & Fraser, M., 11 Sep 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 452, 2, p. 1567-1586

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The Type IIb SN 2011dh: Two years of observations and modelling of the lightcurves

Ergon, M., Jerkstrand, A., Sollerman, J., Elias-Rosa, N., Fransson, C., Fraser, M., Pastorello, A., Kotak, R., Taubenberger, S., Tomasella, L., Valenti, S., Benetti, S., Helou, G., Kasliwal, M. M., Maund, J., Smartt, S. J. & Spyromilio, J., 01 Aug 2015, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 580, p. 1-30 30 p., A142.

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Total eclipse of the heart: the AM CVn Gaia14aae/ASSASN-14cn

Campbell, H. C., Marsh, T. R., Fraser, M., Hodgkin, S. T., de Miguel, E., Gänsicke, B. T., Steeghs, D., Hourihane, A., Breedt, E., Littlefair, S. P., Koposov, S. E., Wyrzykowski, Ł., Altavilla, G., Blagorodnova, N., Clementini, G., Damljanovic, G., Delgado, A., Dennefeld, M., Drake, A. J., Fernández-Hernández, J. & 65 others, Gilmore, G., Gualandi, R., Hamanowicz, A., Handzlik, B., Hardy, L. K., Harrison, D. L., Iłkiewicz, K., Jonker, P. G., Kochanek, C. S., Kołaczkowski, Z., Kostrzewa-Rutkowska, Z., Kotak, R., van Leeuwen, G., Leto, G., Ochner, P., Pawlak, M., Palaversa, L., Rixon, G., Rybicki, K., Shappee, B. J., Smartt, S. J., Torres, M. A. P., Tomasella, L., Turatto, M., Ulaczyk, K., van Velzen, S., Vince, O., Walton, N. A., Wielgórski, P., Wevers, T., Whitelock, P., Yoldas, A., De Angeli, F., Burgess, P., Busso, G., Busuttil, R., Butterley, T., Chambers, K. C., Copperwheat, C., Danilet, A. B., Dhillon, V. S., Evans, D. W., Eyer, L., Froebrich, D., Gomboc, A., Holland, G., Holoien, T. W-S., Jarvis, J. F., Kaiser, N., Kann, D. A., Koester, D., Kolb, U., Komossa, S., Magnier, E. A., Mahabal, A., Polshaw, J., Prieto, J. L., Prusti, T., Riello, M., Scholz, A., Simonian, G., Stanek, K. Z., Szabados, L., Waters, C. & Wilson, R. W., 01 Sep 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 452, 1, p. 1060-1067 8 p.

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Cosmological Constraints from Measurements of Type Ia Supernovae Discovered During the First 1.5 Yr of the Pan-STARRS1 Survey

Rest, A., Scolnic, D., Foley, R. J., Huber, M. E., Chornock, R., Narayan, G., Tonry, J. L., Berger, E., Soderberg, A. M., Stubbs, C. W., Riess, A., Kirshner, R. P., Smartt, S. J., Schlafly, E., Rodney, S., Botticella, M. T., Brout, D., Challis, P., Czekala, I., Drout, M. & 29 others, Hudson, M. J., Kotak, R., Leibler, C., Lunnan, R., Marion, G. H., McCrum, M., Milisavljevic, D., Pastorello, A., Sanders, N. E., Smith, K., Stafford, E., Thilker, D., Valenti, S., Wood-Vasey, W. M., Zheng, Z., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Denneau, L., Draper, P. W., Flewelling, H., Hodapp, K. W., Kaiser, N., Kudritzki, R. P., Magnier, E. A., Metcalfe, N., Price, P. A., Sweeney, W., Wainscoat, R. & Waters, C., 01 Nov 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 795, 1, 44.

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Interacting supernovae from photoionization-confined shells around red supergiant stars

Mackey, J., Mohamed, S., V. Gvaramadze, V., Kotak, R., Langer, N., M. -A. Meyer, D., J. Moriya, T. & R. Neilson, H., 21 Aug 2014, In : Nature. p. 282-285

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On the progenitor of the type IIP SN 2013ej in M74

Fraser, M., Maund, J. R., Smartt, S. J., Kotak, R., Lawrence, A., Bruce, A., Valenti, S., Yuan, F., Benetti, S., Chen, T-W., Gal-Yam, A., Inserra, C. & Young, D. R., 21 Mar 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 439, 1, p. L56-L60 5 p.

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Optical and near-infrared observations of SN 2011dh - The first 100 days

Ergon, M., Sollerman, J., Fraser, M., Pastorello, A., Taubenberger, S., Elias-Rosa, N., Bersten, M., Jerkstrand, A., Benetti, S., Botticella, M. T., Fransson, C., Harutyunyan, A., Kotak, R., Smartt, S., Valenti, S., Bufano, F., Cappellaro, E., Fiaschi, M., Howell, A., Kankare, E. & 9 others, Magill, L., Mattila, S., Maund, J., Naves, R., Ochner, P., Ruiz, J., Smith, K., Tomasella, L. & Turatto, M., 03 Feb 2014, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 562, 35 p., 17.

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SN 2005at - A neglected type Ic supernova at 10 Mpc

Kankare, E., Fraser, M., Ryder, S., Romero-Cañizales, C., Mattila, S., Kotak, R., Laursen, P., Monard, L. A. G., Salvo, M. & Väisänen, P., 01 Dec 2014, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 572, A75.

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SN2012ca: a stripped envelope core-collapse SN interacting with dense circumstellar medium

Inserra, C., Smartt, S. J., Scalzo, R., Fraser, M., Pastorello, A., Childress, M., Pignata, G., Jerkstrand, A., Kotak, R., Benetti, S., Della Valle, M., Gal-Yam, A., Mazzali, P., Smith, K., Sullivan, M., Valenti, S., Yaron, O., Young, D. & Reichart, D., 01 Jan 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 437, 1, p. L51-L55 5 p.

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