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J/ApJ/717/342        Type Ibc SNe in disturbed galaxies       (Habergham+, 2010)

Type Ibc supernovae in disturbed galaxies: evidence for a top-heavy initial mass function. Habergham S.M., Anderson J.P., James P.A. <Astrophys. J., 717, 342-347 (2010)> =2010ApJ...717..342H
ADC_Keywords: Supernovae ; Galaxies, nearby ; Photometry, H-alpha Keywords: galaxies: interactions - galaxies: ISM - supernovae: general Abstract: We compare the radial locations of 178 core-collapse supernovae (CCSNe) to the R-band and Hα light distributions of their host galaxies. When the galaxies are split into "disturbed" and "undisturbed" categories, a striking difference emerges. The disturbed galaxies have a central excess of CCSNe and this excess is almost completely dominated by supernovae of types Ib, Ic, and Ib/c, whereas type II supernovae dominate in all other environments. The difference cannot easily be explained by metallicity or extinction effects, and thus we propose that this is direct evidence for a stellar initial mass function that is strongly weighted toward high-mass stars, specifically in the central regions of disturbed galaxies. Description: The sample used in this work consists of 140 local (recession velocity <6000km/s) spiral galaxies, hosts to 178 core-collapse supernovae (CCSNe) (110 SNII and 68 SNIbc), for which we have Hα and R-band observations from the Liverpool Telescope and Isaac Newton Telescope. This is the same data set as used by Anderson & James (2009MNRAS.399..559A) with a small number of subsequent observations. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 36 114 Undisturbed host galaxy sample used in this analysis table2.dat 36 64 Disturbed host galaxy sample used in this analysis
See also: B/sn : Asiago Supernova Catalogue (Barbon et al., 1999-) II/256 : Sternberg Supernova Catalogue, 2004 version (Tsvetkov+, 2004) J/ApJS/197/20 : Relativistic EOS for core-collapse SN simulations (Shen+, 2011) J/MNRAS/416/3138 : SN 2009jf light curves (Valenti+, 2011) J/ApJ/708/661 : SDSS-II SN Survey: SNe II-P (D'Andrea+, 2010) J/A+A/508/371 : UBVRIJHK observations of SN 2007gr (Hunter+, 2009) J/MNRAS/394/2266 : SN 2005cs one-year photometry (Pastorello+, 2009) J/ApJ/687/1201 : SN and LGRB locations in their host galaxies (Kelly+, 2008) J/MNRAS/372/1315 : UBVRI photometry of SN 2004et (Sahu+, 2006) J/PASP/115/1280 : Classifications of SN host galaxies (van den Bergh+, 2003) http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/lists/Supernovae.html : IAU list of SNe Byte-by-byte Description of file: table[12].dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 A12 --- Host Host galaxy name 14- 19 A6 --- SN Supernova identification 21- 24 A4 --- SN.t Supernova type (II, IIL, IIP, IIn, Ib, Ic or Ib/c) 26- 30 F5.3 --- Fr(R) ? Fractional of R-band light within SN position 32- 36 F5.3 --- Fr(Ha) ? Fractional of Hα light within SN position
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Emmanuelle Perret [CDS] 05-Jun-2012
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