The Zwicky Transient Facility Bright Transient Survey. II. A Public Statistical Sample for Exploring Supernova Demographics

  title={The Zwicky Transient Facility Bright Transient Survey. II. A Public Statistical Sample for Exploring Supernova Demographics},
  author={Daniel A. Perley and Christoffer U. Fremling and Jesper Sollerman and Adam A. Miller and Aishwarya S. Dahiwale and Yashvi Sharma and Eric C. Bellm and Rahul Biswas and Thomas G. Brink and Rachel J. Bruch and Kishalay De and Richard Dekany and Andrew J. Drake and D. Duev and Alexei V. Filippenko and Avishay Gal-yam and Ariel Goobar and Matthew J. Graham and Melissa L. Graham and Anna Y. Q. Ho and Ido Irani and Mansi M. Kasliwal and Young-Lo Kim and Shrinivas R. Kulkarni and Ashish A. Mahabal and Frank J. Masci and Shaunak Modak and James D. Neill and Jakob Nordin and Reed L. Riddle and Maayane T. Soumagnac and Nora Linn Strotjohann and Steve Schulze and Kirsty Taggart and Anastasios Tzanidakis and R. Walters and Lin Yan},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
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