Journal article

Seeing Double: ASASSN-18bt Exhibits a Two-component Rise in the Early-time K2 Light

BJ Shappee, TW-S Holoien, MR Drout, K Auchettl, MD Stritzinger, CS Kochanek, KZ Stanek, E Shaya, G Narayan, JS Brown, S Bose, D Bersier, J Brimacombe, Ping Chen, Subo Dong, S Holmbo, B Katz, JA Munoz, RL Mutel, RS Post Show all

The Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2019

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Awarded by NASA through Hubble Fellowship - Space Telescope Science Institute


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Awarded by Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism's Millennium Science Initiative


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Awarded by National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship


Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D)


Awarded by Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Mark Phillips and Tony Piro for fruitful discussions and J.C.. Wheeler and S.J.. Smartt for their comments on the manuscript. Additionally, we thank the referee for their careful comments that have undoubtedly improved this work. M.D. is supported by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HF-51348.001 awarded by the Space Telescope Science Institute, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., for NASA, under contract NAS 5-26555. M.D.S. is supported by a research grant (13261) from VILLUM FONDEN. C.S.K. and K.Z.S. are supported by NSF grants AST-1515876 and AST-1515927. S.D. acknowledges Project 11573003 supported by NSFC. Support for J.L.P. is provided in part by the Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism's Millennium Science Initiative through grant IC120009, awarded to The Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, MAS. T.A.T. is supported in part by Scialog Scholar grant 24215 from the Research Corporation. E.B. and J.D. were supported in part by NASA grant NNX16AB25G. Work by S.V.Jr. is supported by the David G. Price Fellowship for Astronomical Instrumentation and by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under grant DGE-1343012. Parts of this research were supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D), through project CE170100013. This research was made possible through the use of the AAVSO Photometric All-Sky Survey (APASS), funded by the Robert Martin Ayers Sciences Fund.We thank the Las Cumbres Observatory and its staff for its continuing support of the ASAS-SN project. ASAS-SN is supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation through grant GBMF5490 to the Ohio State University and NSF grant AST-1515927. Development of ASAS-SN has been supported by NSF grant AST-0908816, the Mt. Cuba Astronomical Foundation, the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics at the Ohio State University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences South America Center for Astronomy (CAS-SACA), the Villum Foundation, and George Skestos.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 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This research has made use of NASA's Astrophysics Data System Bibliographic Services. IRAF is distributed by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.