List of most distant supernovae

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List of most distant supernovae is a list of selected examples of supernovae.

Most distant supernovae[edit]

Most distant
Type Name Distance Notes
Supernova SN 19941 z=2.357 [1][2]
Type Ia supernova SN UDS10Wil
(SN Wilson)
z=1.914 [3]
Type Ia supernova SN SCP-0401
(Mingus)
z=1.71 First observed in 2004, it was not until 2013 that it could be identified as a Type-Ia SN.[4][5]
Type Ia supernova Supernova Primo z=1.55 [6]

Most distant supernovae by type[edit]

Most distant by type
Type Name Distance Notes
Supernova
any type
Type I supernova
any type
Type Ia supernova SN UDS10Wil z=1.914 [3]
Type Ib supernova
Type Ic supernova
Type II supernova
any type
Type II-P supernova
Type II-L supernova
Type IIb supernova
Type IIn supernova

Timeline of most distant supernova recordholders[edit]

Most distant by type
Name Distance Date Type Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sky and Telescope, "Image Stacking Nets Ancient Supernovae", Kelly Beatty, 8 July 2009
  2. ^ Nature 460, 237-239 (9 July 2009), "Type IIn supernovae at redshift z≅2 from archival data", Jeff Cooke et al., doi:10.1038/nature08082 , arXiv:0907.1928
  3. ^ a b Hubble, Record-breaking supernova in the CANDELS Ultra Deep Survey: before, after, and difference, 4 April 2013
  4. ^ Science Newsline, "The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic History", Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 9 January 2013 (accessed 10 January 2013)
  5. ^ Space.com, "Most Distant 'Standard Candle' Star Explosion Found", Mike Wall, 9 January 2013 (accessed 10 January 2013)
  6. ^ ESA, The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field, 25 September 2012

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