The expanding photosphere method: Progress and problems

József Vinkó, Katalin Takáts

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Abstract

Distances to well-observed Type II-P SNe are determined from an updated version of the Expanding Photosphere Method (EPM), based on recent theoretical models. The new EPM distances show good agreement with other independent distances to the host galaxies without any significant systematic bias, contrary to earlier results in the literature. The accuracy of the method is comparable with that of the distance measurements for Type Ia SNe.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSUPERNOVA 1987A
Pages394-398
Number of pages5
Volume937
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventSUPERNOVA 1987A: 20 YEARS AFTER: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursters - Aspen, CO, United States
Duration: 19 Feb 200723 Feb 2007

Other

OtherSUPERNOVA 1987A: 20 YEARS AFTER: Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursters
CountryUnited States
CityAspen, CO
Period19/02/0723/02/07

Keywords

  • Core-collapse
  • Distances
  • Supernovae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Vinkó, J., & Takáts, K. (2007). The expanding photosphere method: Progress and problems. In SUPERNOVA 1987A (Vol. 937, pp. 394-398) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2803597