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From astrobites: "Classifying Supernovae"

Astrobites

Dec 2, 2016
Ashley Villar

Supernovae (SNe) are the deaths of stars big and small. Like many older fields of astronomy, the study of supernovae is plagued with dated nomenclature which is largely unrelated to the physics driving these dazzling events. 901 more words

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From astrobites: "Baby Photos of a Galaxy Cluster"

Astrobites

Title: The red sequence at birth in the galaxy cluster ClJ1449+0856 at z=2
Authors: V. Strazzullo, E. Daddi, R. Gobat, et al.
First Author’s Institution: Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich… 885 more words

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From astrobites: "Settling the Proxima Centauri Question"

Astrobites

Nov 16, 2016
Matthew Green

TITLE: Proxima’s orbit around Alpha Centauri
AUTHORS: P. Kervella and F. Thévenin
FIRST AUTHOR INSTITUTION: Unidad Mixta Internacional Franco-Chilena de Astronomía (CNRS UMI 3386), Departamento de Astronomía, Universidad de… 1,170 more words

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