Detection of a SN near the center of the galaxy cluster field MACS1149 consistent with predictions of a new image of Supernova Refsdal Academic Article uri icon


  • Kelly, PL; Rodney, SA; Brammer, G.; Strolger, LG; Foley, RJ; Treu, T.; Zitrin, A.; Filippenko, AV; Jha, SW; Riess, AG; Hjorth, J.; Schmidt, KB; Graur, O.; Bradac, M.; Weiner, BJ; Linden, A. von der; McCully, C.; Molino, A.; Selsing, J.; Nonino, M.; Coe, D … In Hubble Space Telescope (HST) WFC3-IR exposures taken on UT 2015 December 10 (GO-14199; PI: Kelly), we discovered a new transient source in the MACS J1149.6+2223 (Ebeling et al. 2003) galaxy cluster field.

publication date

  • December 1, 2015