The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey: technical summary

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dc.contributor.author Frieman, Joshua
dc.contributor.author Bassett, Bruce
dc.contributor.author Becker, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Choi, Changsu
dc.contributor.author Cinabro, David
dc.contributor.author DeJongh, Fritz
dc.contributor.author Depoy, Darren
dc.contributor.author Dilday, Ben
dc.contributor.author Doi, Mamoru
dc.contributor.author Garnavich, Peter
dc.contributor.author Hogan, Craig
dc.contributor.author Holtzman, Jon
dc.contributor.author Im, Myungshin
dc.contributor.author Jha, Saurabh
dc.contributor.author Kessler, Richard
dc.contributor.author Konishi, Kohki
dc.contributor.author Lampeitl, Hubert
dc.contributor.author Marriner, John
dc.contributor.author Marshall, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author McGinnis, David
dc.contributor.author Miknaitis, Gajus
dc.contributor.author Nichol, Robert
dc.contributor.author Prieto, Jose Luis
dc.contributor.author Riess, Adam
dc.contributor.author Richmond, Michael
dc.contributor.author Romani, Roger
dc.contributor.author Sako, Masao
dc.contributor.author Schneider, Donald
dc.contributor.author Smith, Mathew
dc.contributor.author Takanashi, Naohiro
dc.contributor.author Tokita, Kouichi
dc.contributor.author van der Heyden, Kurt
dc.contributor.author Yasuda, Naoki
dc.contributor.author Zheng, Chen
dc.contributor.author Adelman-McCarthy, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author Annis, James
dc.contributor.author Assef, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Barentine, John
dc.contributor.author Bender, Ralf
dc.contributor.author Blandford, Roger
dc.contributor.author Boroski, William
dc.contributor.author Bremer, Malcolm
dc.contributor.author Brewington, Howard
dc.contributor.author Collins, Chris
dc.contributor.author Crotts, Arlin
dc.contributor.author Dembicky, Jack
dc.contributor.author Eastman, Jason
dc.contributor.author Edmondson, Edmond
dc.contributor.author Elson, Edward
dc.contributor.author Eyler, Michael
dc.contributor.author Filippenko, Alexei
dc.contributor.author Foley, Ryan
dc.contributor.author Frank, Stephan
dc.contributor.author Goobar, Ariel
dc.contributor.author Gueth, Tina
dc.contributor.author Gunn, James
dc.contributor.author Harvanek, Michael
dc.contributor.author Hopp, Ulrich
dc.contributor.author Ihara, Yutaka
dc.contributor.author Ivezic, Zelko
dc.contributor.author Kahn, Steven
dc.contributor.author Kaplan, Jared
dc.contributor.author Kent, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Ketzeback, William
dc.contributor.author Kleinman, Scott
dc.contributor.author Kollatschny, Wolfram
dc.contributor.author Kron, Richard
dc.contributor.author Krzesinkski, Jurek
dc.contributor.author Lamenti, Dennis
dc.contributor.author Giorgos, Leloudas
dc.contributor.author Lin, Huan
dc.contributor.author Long, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Lucey, John
dc.contributor.author Lupton, Robert
dc.contributor.author Malanushenko, Elena
dc.contributor.author Malanushenko, Viktor
dc.contributor.author McMillan, Russet
dc.contributor.author Mendez, Javier
dc.contributor.author Morgan, Christopher
dc.contributor.author Morokuma, Tomoki
dc.contributor.author Nitta, Atsuko
dc.contributor.author Ostman, Linda
dc.contributor.author Pan, Kaike
dc.contributor.author Rockosi, Constance
dc.contributor.author Romer, Kathy
dc.contributor.author Ruiz-Lapuente, Pilar
dc.contributor.author Saurage, Gabrelle
dc.contributor.author Schelsinger, Katie
dc.contributor.author Snedden, Stephanie
dc.contributor.author Sollerman, Jesper
dc.contributor.author Stoughton, Chris
dc.contributor.author Stritzinger, Maximilian
dc.contributor.author SubbaRao, Mark
dc.contributor.author Tucker, Douglas
dc.contributor.author Vaisanen, Petri
dc.contributor.author Watson, Linda
dc.contributor.author Watters, Shannon
dc.contributor.author Wheeler, Craig
dc.contributor.author Yanny, Brian
dc.contributor.author York, Donald
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-17T18:10:24Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-17T18:10:24Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation The Astronomical Journal 135 (2008) 338-347 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7527
dc.description RIT community members may access full-text via RIT Libraries licensed databases: http://library.rit.edu/databases/
dc.description.abstract The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II (SDSS-II) has embarked on a multi-year project to identify and measure light curves for intermediate-redshift (0.05 < z < 0.35) Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) using repeated five-band (ugriz) imaging over an area of 300 sq. deg. The survey region is a stripe 2.5◦ wide centered on the celestial equator in the Southern Galactic Cap that has been imaged numerous times in earlier years, enabling construction of a deep reference image for discovery of new objects. Supernova imaging observations are being acquired between 1 September and 30 November of 2005-7. During the first two seasons, each region was imaged on average every five nights. Spectroscopic follow-up observations to determine supernova type and redshift are carried out on a large number of telescopes. In its first two three-month seasons, the survey has discovered and measured light curves for 327 spectroscopically confirmed SNe Ia, 30 probable SNe Ia, 14 confirmed SNe Ib/c, 32 confirmed SNe II, plus a large number of photometrically identified SNe Ia, 94 of which have host-galaxy spectra taken so far. This paper provides an overview of the project and briefly describes the observations completed during the first two seasons of operation. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Astronomical Society - The Astronomical Journal en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 135 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 1 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries pps. 338-347 en_US
dc.subject Supernovae - general, surveys en_US
dc.title The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey: technical summary en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/135/1/338

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