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The Nearby Supernova Factory

Abstract : The Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory) is an international project to discover and study a large sample of type Ia supernovae in the redshift range 0.03 < z < 0.08. Follow-up spectro-photometric observations are performed using the dedicated Supernovae Integral-Field Spectrograph (SNIFS), mounted since 2004 on 2.2 m UH telescope. The goal is to acquire for each SN and over its full life-time (more than 10 epochs) high spectro-photometric quality spectra over the extended optical range (320-1000 nm). I will present the current status of the SNfactory project, from current sample to preliminary Hubble diagram.
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Y. Copin. The Nearby Supernova Factory. Semaine de l'Astrophysique Française - Journées de la SF2A 2008, Jun 2008, Paris, France. ⟨in2p3-00325076⟩



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