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Type Ia Supernovae Light Curves

  1. Jan 31, 2013 #1
    Does anyone know the mathematical form of Type Ia supernovae light curves? I am trying to analyze supernovae data. I need to fit a function to the magnitude vs time data. So I require the mathematical form for magnitude as a function of time. If anyone has any idea about that, or can suggest a way to bypass this problem PLEASE let me know.
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2013 #2

    Chronos

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    There are any number of curve fitting algorithms that could be applied. Here is one that may be useful - http://supernovae.in2p3.fr/~guy/salt/ [Broken]
     
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  4. Jan 31, 2013 #3
    Does it work in windows or do I need to install Linux for that?
     
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  6. Jan 31, 2013 #5
    Thank you.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2013 #6

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    These kinds of things usually run well under Cygwin in windows.
     
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