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The GALEX View of Supernova Hosts

Neill, James D. and Sullivan, Mark and Seibert, Mark (2009) The GALEX View of Supernova Hosts. In: Probing Stellar Populations Out to the Distant Universe: CEFALU 2008, Proceedings of the International Conference. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.1111. American Institute of Physics , New York, NY, pp. 528-531. ISBN 978-0-7354-0648-3.

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We exploit the accumulating, high-quality, multi-wavelength imaging data of nearby supernova (SN) hosts to explore the relationship between SN production and host galaxy evolution. The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX, [1]) provides ultraviolet (UV) imaging in two bands, complementing data in the optical and infra-red (IR). We compare host properties, derived from spectral energy distribution (SED) fitting, with nearby, well-observed SN Ia light curve properties. We also explore where the hosts of different types of SNe fall relative to the red and blue sequences on the galaxy UV-optical color-magnitude diagram (CMD, [2]). We conclude that further exploration and larger samples will provide useful results for constraining the progenitors of SNe.

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Neill, James D.0000-0002-0466-1119
Sullivan, Mark0000-0001-9053-4820
Seibert, Mark0000-0002-1143-5515
Additional Information:© 2009 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 3 May 2009. We acknowledge the use of the NASA Extragalactic Database and the Infra-Red Science Archive and their vital contribution to this work.
Group:Space Astrophysics Laboratory, Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC)
Subject Keywords:galaxies: evolution; supemovae: general
Series Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
Issue or Number:1111
Classification Code:PACS: 97.60.Bw
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Official Citation:The GALEX View of Supernova Hosts James D. Neill, Mark Sullivan, and Mark Seibert, AIP Conf. Proc. 1111, 528 (2009), DOI:10.1063/1.3141604
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Deposited By: Jason Perez
Deposited On:24 Jun 2010 18:37
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