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The Lick Observatory Supernova Search follow-up program: photometry data release of 70 SESNe

Zheng, WeiKang and Stahl, Benjamin E. and de Jaeger, Thomas and Filippenko, Alexei V. and Wang, Shan-Qin and Gan, Wen-Pei and Brink, Thomas G. and Altunin, Ivan and Baer-Way, Raphael and Bigley, Andrew and Blanchard, Kyle and Blanchard, Peter K. and Bradley, James and Cargill, Samantha K. and Casper, Chadwick and Chapman, Teagan and Chander, Vidhi and Channa, Sanyum and Choi, Byung Yun and Choksi, Nick and Chu, Matthew and Clubb, Kelsey I. and Cohen, Daniel P. and Dalba, Paul A. and deGraw, Asia and de Kouchkovsky, Maxime and Ellison, Michael and Falcon, Edward and Fox, Ori D. and Fuller, Kiera and Ganeshalingam, Mohan and Girish, Nachiket and Gould, Carolina and Halevi, Goni and Halle, Andrew and Hayakawa, Kevin T. and Hardy, Romain and Hestenes, Julia and Hoffman, Andrew M. and Hyland, Michael and Jeffers, Benjamin T. and Jennings, Connor and Kandrashoff, Michael T. and Khodanian, Anthony and Kim, Minkyu and Kim, Haejung and Kislak, Michelle E. and Krishnan, Daniel and Kumar, Sahana and Kumar, Snehaa Ganesh and Leja, Joel and Leonard, Erin J. and Li, Gary Z. and Li, Weidong and Lian, Ji-Shun and Liu, Evelyn and Lowe, Thomas B. and Lu, Philip and Ma, Emily and Mason, Michelle N. and May, Michael and McAllister, Kyle and McGinness, Emma and Modak, Shaunak and Molloy, Jeffrey and Murakami, Yukei S. and Nayak, Omnarayani and Perera, Derek and Pina, Kenia and Punjabi, Druv and Rikhter, Andrew and Ross, Timothy W. and Sipple, Jackson and Soler, Costas and Stegman, Samantha and Stephens, Haynes and Sunseri, James and Tang, Kevin and Taylor, Stephen and Thrasher, Patrick and Van Dyk, Schuyler D. and Wang, Xiang-Gao and Wayland, Jeremy and Wilkins, Andrew and Yagubyan, Abel and Yuk, Heechan and Yunus, Sameen and Zhang, Keto D. (2022) The Lick Observatory Supernova Search follow-up program: photometry data release of 70 SESNe. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 512 (3). pp. 3195-3214. ISSN 0035-8711. doi:10.1093/mnras/stac723.

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We present BVRI and unfiltered (Clear) light curves of 70 stripped-envelope supernovae (SESNe), observed between 2003 and 2020, from the Lick Observatory Supernova Search follow-up program. Our SESN sample consists of 19 spectroscopically normal SNe Ib, 2 peculiar SNe Ib, six SNe Ibn, 14 normal SNe Ic, 1 peculiar SN Ic, 10 SNe Ic-BL, 15 SNe IIb, 1 ambiguous SN IIb/Ib/c, and 2 superluminous SNe. Our follow-up photometry has (on a per-SN basis) a mean coverage of 81 photometric points (median of 58 points) and a mean cadence of 3.6 d (median of 1.2 d). From our full sample, a subset of 38 SNe have pre-maximum coverage in at least one passband, allowing for the peak brightness of each SN in this subset to be quantitatively determined. We describe our data collection and processing techniques, with emphasis toward our automated photometry pipeline, from which we derive publicly available data products to enable and encourage further study by the community. Using these data products, we derive host-galaxy extinction values through the empirical colour evolution relationship and, for the first time, produce accurate rise-time measurements for a large sample of SESNe in both optical and infrared passbands. By modelling multiband light curves, we find that SNe Ic tend to have lower ejecta masses and lower ejecta velocities than SNe Ib and IIb, but higher ⁵⁶Ni masses.

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Alternate Title:The Lick Observatory Supernova Search follow-up program: photometry data release of 70 stripped-envelope supernovae
Additional Information:© 2022 The Author(s) Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Royal Astronomical Society. This article is published and distributed under the terms of the Oxford University Press, Standard Journals Publication Model ( Accepted 2022 March 9. Received 2022 March 9; in original form 2022 January 5. We thank Jenifer Rene Gross and Alessondra Springmann for their effort in taking Lick/Nickel data. We are grateful to the staff at Lick Observatory for their assistance with the Nickel telescope and KAIT. KAIT and its ongoing operation were made possible by donations from Sun Microsystems, Inc., the Hewlett-Packard Company, Auto Scope Corporation, Lick Observatory, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of California, the Sylvia & Jim Katzman Foundation, and the TABASGO Foundation. Research at Lick Observatory is partially supported by a generous gift from Google. Support for AVF’s supernova group has been provided by the NSF, Marc J. Staley (whose fellowship partly funded B.E.S. whilst contributing to the work presented herein as a graduate student), the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund, the TABASGO Foundation, Gary and Cynthia Bengier (who provided financial support for T.deJ. via the Bengier Postdoctoral fellowship), the Christopher R. Redlich Fund, and the UC Berkeley Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science (in which AVF was a Miller Senior Fellow at the time of this research). In addition, we greatly appreciate contributions from numerous individuals, including Charles Baxter and Jinee Tao, George and Sharon Bensch Greg and Patty Bernstein, Firmin Berta, Jack Bertges, Marc and Cristina Bensadoun, Greg and Patty Bernstein, Frank and Roberta Bliss, Ann and Gordon Brown, Eliza Brown and Hal Candee, Kathy Burck and Gilbert Montoya, Alan and Jane Chew, Christopher Cook, David and Linda Cornfield, Michael Danylchuk, Robert Davenport, Jim and Hildy DeFrisco, Alli and Byron Deeter, Tim and Melissa Draper, William and Phyllis Draper, Luke Ellis and Laura Sawczuk, Jim Erbs and Shan Atkins, Alan Eustace and Kathy Kwan, Art and Cindy Folker, Peter and Robin Frazier, David Friedberg, Harvey Glasser, Charles and Gretchen Gooding, Alan Gould and Diane Tokugawa, Richard Gregor, Thomas and Dana Grogan, Timothy and Judi Hachman Michael and Virginia Halloran, Gregory Hirsch and Kathy Long, Alan and Gladys Hoefer, Jerry and Patti Hume, Charles and Patricia Hunt, Stephen and Catherine Imbler, Adam and Rita Kablanian, Heidi Gerster Kikawada, Roger and Jody Lawler, Arthur and Rita Levinson, Jesse Levinson, Kenneth and Gloria Levy, Greg Losito and Ronnie Bayduza, Walter and Karen Loewenstern, Peter Maier, DuBose and Nancy Montgomery, Rand Morimoto and Ana Henderson, Sunil Nagaraj and Mary Katherine Stimmler, Peter and Kristan Norvig, James and Marie O’Brient, Emilie and Doug Ogden, Paul and Sandra Otellini, Margaret Renn, Robina Riccitiello, Leslie Roberts, Jeanne and Sanford Robertson, Paul Robinson, Eric Rudney, Sissy Sailors and Red Conger, Geraldine and David Sandor, Tom and Cathy Saxton, Stanley and Miriam Schiffman, Thomas and Alison Schneider, Ajay Shah and Lata Krishnan, Alex and Irina Shubat, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Bruce and Debby Smith, Mary-Lou Smulders and Nicholas Hodson, Hans Spiller, Alan and Janet Stanford, Richard and Shari Stegman, Hugh Stuart Center Charitable Trust, Toby Stuart, Gerald and Virginia Weiss, Clark and Sharon Winslow, Ron and Geri Wohl, Weldon and Ruth Wood, David and Angie Yancey, Tom Zdeblick, and many others. XGW is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC grant 11673006) and the Guangxi Science Foundation (grants 2016GXNSFFA380006 and 2017AD22006). This research has made use of the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED), which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with NASA. The Pan-STARRS1 Surveys (PS1) and the PS1 public science archive have been made possible through contributions by the Institute for Astronomy, the University of Hawaii, the Pan-STARRS Project Office, the Max-Planck Society and its participating institutes, the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, The Johns Hopkins University, Durham University, the University of Edinburgh, the Queen’s University Belfast, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network Incorporated, the National Central University of Taiwan, the Space Telescope Science Institute, NASA under grant NNX08AR22G issued through the Planetary Science Division of the NASA Science Mission Directorate, the National Science Foundation grant AST-1238877, the University of Maryland, Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE), the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Funding for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has been provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Participating Institutions, NASA, the NSF, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Japanese Monbukagakusho, and the Max Planck Society. The SDSS Web site is The SDSS is managed by the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC) for the Participating Institutions. The Participating Institutions are The University of Chicago, Fermilab, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Japan Participation Group, The Johns Hopkins University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy (MPIA), the Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics (MPA), New Mexico State University, University of Pittsburgh, Princeton University, the United States Naval Observatory, and the University of Washington. DATA AVAILABILITY. The data underlying this article are available in the article and in its online supplementary material.
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Sun MicrosystemsUNSPECIFIED
Hewlett-Packard CompanyUNSPECIFIED
AutoScope CorporationUNSPECIFIED
Lick ObservatoryUNSPECIFIED
University of CaliforniaUNSPECIFIED
Sylvia and Jim Katzman FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Richard and Rhoda Goldman FundUNSPECIFIED
Gary and Cynthia BengierUNSPECIFIED
Christopher R. Redlich FundUNSPECIFIED
Miller Institute for Basic Research in ScienceUNSPECIFIED
Silicon Valley Community FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Hugh Stuart Center Charitable TrustUNSPECIFIED
National Natural Science Foundation of China11673006
Guangxi Science Foundation2016GXNSFFA380006
Guangxi Science Foundation2017AD22006
Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Alfred P. Sloan FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Participating InstitutionsUNSPECIFIED
Department of Energy (DOE)UNSPECIFIED
Japanese MonbukagakushoUNSPECIFIED
Max Planck SocietyUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:supernovae: general –galaxies: distances and redshifts
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Official Citation:WeiKang Zheng, Benjamin E Stahl, Thomas de Jaeger, Alexei V Filippenko, Shan-Qin Wang, Wen-Pei Gan, Thomas G Brink, Ivan Altunin, Raphael Baer-Way, Andrew Bigley, Kyle Blanchard, Peter K Blanchard, James Bradley, Samantha K Cargill, Chadwick Casper, Teagan Chapman, Vidhi Chander, Sanyum Channa, Byung Yun Choi, Nick Choksi, Matthew Chu, Kelsey I Clubb, Daniel P Cohen, Paul A Dalba, Asia deGraw, Maxime de Kouchkovsky, Michael Ellison, Edward Falcon, Ori D Fox, Kiera Fuller, Mohan Ganeshalingam, Nachiket Girish, Carolina Gould, Goni Halevi, Andrew Halle, Kevin T Hayakawa, Romain Hardy, Julia Hestenes, Andrew M Hoffman, Michael Hyland, Benjamin T Jeffers, Connor Jennings, Michael T Kandrashoff, Anthony Khodanian, Minkyu Kim, Haejung Kim, Michelle E Kislak, Daniel Krishnan, Sahana Kumar, Snehaa Ganesh Kumar, Joel Leja, Erin J Leonard, Gary Z Li, Weidong Li, Ji-Shun Lian, Evelyn Liu, Thomas B Lowe, Philip Lu, Emily Ma, Michelle N Mason, Michael May, Kyle McAllister, Emma McGinness, Shaunak Modak, Jeffrey Molloy, Yukei S Murakami, Omnarayani Nayak, Derek Perera, Kenia Pina, Druv Punjabi, Andrew Rikhter, Timothy W Ross, Jackson Sipple, Costas Soler, Samantha Stegman, Haynes Stephens, James Sunseri, Kevin Tang, Stephen Taylor, Patrick Thrasher, Schuyler D Van Dyk, Xiang-Gao Wang, Jeremy Wayland, Andrew Wilkins, Abel Yagubyan, Heechan Yuk, Sameen Yunus, Keto D Zhang, The Lick Observatory Supernova Search follow-up program: photometry data release of 70 SESNe, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 512, Issue 3, May 2022, Pages 3195–3214,
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