The template type Ia supernova 1996 X ⋆

  title={The template type Ia supernova 1996 X ⋆},
  • Salvo
  • Published 2000
UBVRIJ photometry and optical spectra of the Type Ia SN 1996X obtained at ESO during a one-year-long observational campaign are presented, and supplemented by late time HST photometry. Spectroscopically, SN 1996X appears to be a 'normal' SN Ia. The apparent magnitude at maximum was B = 13.24 ± 0.02, and the colour B − V = 0.00 ± 0.03. The luminosity decline… CONTINUE READING