Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

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Japan OISTER collaboration uncovers the origin of extraordinary supernovae

A group led by researchers in Konan University, Kyoto University, and NAOJ demonstrated that the origin of extraordinary supernovae can be explained by the "accretion scenario", using data obtained through the Optical and Infrared Synergetic Telescopes for Education and Research (OISTER) in Japan.
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Yamanaka, M., Maeda, K., Tanaka, M., et al. 2016, PASJ, publised online [ADS] [arXiv]
Masayuki Yamanaka (Konan University)、Keiichi Maeda (Kyoto University)、Masaomi Tanaka (NAOJ)