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Search for Double Degenerate Progenitors of Supernovae Type IA with SPY

  • R. Napiwotzki
  • H. Drechsel
  • U. Heber
  • C. Karl
  • E.-M. Pauli
  • N. Christlieb
  • H.-J. Hagen
  • D. Reimers
  • D. Koester
  • S. Moehler
  • D. Homeier
  • B. Leibundgut
  • A. Renzini
  • T. R. Marsh
  • G. Nelemans
  • L. Yungelson
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 105)

Abstract

We report on a large survey for double degenerate (DD) binaries as potential progenitors of type Ia Supernovae with the UVES spectrograph at the ESO VLT (ESO SN Ia Progenitor surveY — SPY).

Keywords

Radial Velocity White Dwarf Gravitational Redshift Radial Velocity Curve Chandrasekhar Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Napiwotzki
    • 1
  • H. Drechsel
    • 1
  • U. Heber
    • 1
  • C. Karl
    • 1
  • E.-M. Pauli
    • 1
  • N. Christlieb
    • 2
  • H.-J. Hagen
    • 2
  • D. Reimers
    • 2
  • D. Koester
    • 3
  • S. Moehler
    • 3
  • D. Homeier
    • 4
  • B. Leibundgut
    • 5
  • A. Renzini
    • 5
  • T. R. Marsh
    • 6
  • G. Nelemans
    • 7
  • L. Yungelson
    • 8
  1. 1.Dr. Remeis-Sternwarte, Astronom. InstitutUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergBambergGermany
  2. 2.Hamburger SternwarteUniversität HamburgHamburgGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Theoretische Physik und AstrophysikUniversität KielKielGermany
  4. 4.Department of Physics & AstronomyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  5. 5.European Southern ObservatoryGarchingGermany
  6. 6.University of SouthamptonDepartment of Physics & AstronomyHighfield, SouthamptonUK
  7. 7.Institute of AstronomyCambridgeUK
  8. 8.Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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