Infrared Integral Field Spectroscopy of SN 1987 A ⋆

  title={Infrared Integral Field Spectroscopy of SN 1987 A ⋆},
  author={Karina Kj{\ae}r and Bruno Leibundgut and Claes Fransson and Per Gr{\"o}ningsson and Jason Spyromilio and Markus Kissler-Patig},
Context. SN 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud is close enough for a st udy of the very late time evolution of a supernova and its transition to a superno va remnant. Nearly two decades after explosion we are witnessing the supernova shock wave engagi ng the inner circumstellar ring, which had been fluorescing since being ionised by the soft X-r ay flash… CONTINUE READING