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The Palomar Transient Factory Core-Collapse Supernova Host-Galaxy Sample. I. Host-Galaxy Distribution Functions and Environment-Dependence of CCSNe

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title = "The Palomar Transient Factory Core-Collapse Supernova Host-Galaxy Sample. I. Host-Galaxy Distribution Functions and Environment-Dependence of CCSNe",
abstract = " Several thousand core-collapse supernovae (CCSNe) of different flavors have been discovered so far. However, identifying their progenitors has remained an outstanding open question in astrophysics. Studies of SN host galaxies have proven to be powerful in providing constraints on the progenitor populations. In this paper, we present all CCSNe detected between 2009 and 2017 by the Palomar Transient Factory. This sample includes 888 SNe of 12 distinct classes out to redshift $z\approx1$. We present the photometric properties of their host galaxies from the far-ultraviolet to the mid-infrared and model the host-galaxy spectral energy distributions to derive physical properties. The galaxy mass functions of Type Ic, Ib, IIb, II, and IIn SNe ranges from $10^{5}$ to $10^{11.5}~M_\odot$, probing the entire mass range of star-forming galaxies down to the least-massive star-forming galaxies known. Moreover, the galaxy mass distributions are consistent with models of star-formation-weighted mass functions. Regular CCSNe are hence direct tracers of star formation. Small but notable differences exist between some of the SN classes. Type Ib/c SNe prefer galaxies with slightly higher masses (i.e., higher metallicities) and star-formation rates than Type IIb and II SNe. These differences are less pronounced than previously thought. H-poor SLSNe and SNe~Ic-BL are scarce in galaxies above $10^{10}~M_\odot$. Their progenitors require environments with metallicities of $",
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author = "PTF and Steve Schulze and Ofer Yaron and Jesper Sollerman and Giorgos Leloudas and Amit Gal and Wright, {Angus H.} and Ragnhild Lunnan and Avishay Gal-Yam and Ofek, {Eran O.} and Perley, {Daniel A.} and Filippenko, {Alexei V.} and Kasliwal, {Mansi M.} and Kulkarni, {Shri R.} and Nugent, {Peter E.} and Quimby, {Robert M.} and Mark Sullivan and Strothjohann, {Nora Linn} and Iair Arcavi and Sagi Ben-Ami and Federica Bianco and Bloom, {Joshua S.} and Kishalay De and Morgan Fraser and Fremling, {Christoffer U.} and Assaf Horesh and Joel Johansson and Kelly, {Patrick L.} and Sladjana Knezevic and Kate Maguire and Anders Nyholm and Papadogiannakis, {2 Semeli} and Tanja Petrushevska and Adam Rubin and Lin Yan and Yi Yang and Adams, {Scott M.} and Filomena Bufano and Clubb, {Kelsey I.} and Foley, {Ryan J.} and Yoav Green and Jussi Harmanen and Ho, {Anna Y. Q.} and Hook, {Isobel M.} and Griffin Hosseinzadeh and Howell, {D. Andrew} and Kong, {Albert K. H.} and Rubina Kotak and Thomas Matheson and Curtis McCully and Dan Milisavljevic",
note = "24 pages main text, 14 figures, 9 Tables, catalogue available at http://www.github.com/steveschulze/PTF",
year = "2021",
month = apr,
day = "21",
language = "English",
journal = "The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series",
issn = "0067-0049",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - The Palomar Transient Factory Core-Collapse Supernova Host-Galaxy Sample. I. Host-Galaxy Distribution Functions and Environment-Dependence of CCSNe

AU - PTF

AU - Schulze, Steve

AU - Yaron, Ofer

AU - Sollerman, Jesper

AU - Leloudas, Giorgos

AU - Gal, Amit

AU - Wright, Angus H.

AU - Lunnan, Ragnhild

AU - Gal-Yam, Avishay

AU - Ofek, Eran O.

AU - Perley, Daniel A.

AU - Filippenko, Alexei V.

AU - Kasliwal, Mansi M.

AU - Kulkarni, Shri R.

AU - Nugent, Peter E.

AU - Quimby, Robert M.

AU - Sullivan, Mark

AU - Strothjohann, Nora Linn

AU - Arcavi, Iair

AU - Ben-Ami, Sagi

AU - Bianco, Federica

AU - Bloom, Joshua S.

AU - De, Kishalay

AU - Fraser, Morgan

AU - Fremling, Christoffer U.

AU - Horesh, Assaf

AU - Johansson, Joel

AU - Kelly, Patrick L.

AU - Knezevic, Sladjana

AU - Maguire, Kate

AU - Nyholm, Anders

AU - Papadogiannakis, 2 Semeli

AU - Petrushevska, Tanja

AU - Rubin, Adam

AU - Yan, Lin

AU - Yang, Yi

AU - Adams, Scott M.

AU - Bufano, Filomena

AU - Clubb, Kelsey I.

AU - Foley, Ryan J.

AU - Green, Yoav

AU - Harmanen, Jussi

AU - Ho, Anna Y. Q.

AU - Hook, Isobel M.

AU - Hosseinzadeh, Griffin

AU - Howell, D. Andrew

AU - Kong, Albert K. H.

AU - Kotak, Rubina

AU - Matheson, Thomas

AU - McCully, Curtis

AU - Milisavljevic, Dan

N1 - 24 pages main text, 14 figures, 9 Tables, catalogue available at http://www.github.com/steveschulze/PTF

PY - 2021/4/21

Y1 - 2021/4/21

N2 - Several thousand core-collapse supernovae (CCSNe) of different flavors have been discovered so far. However, identifying their progenitors has remained an outstanding open question in astrophysics. Studies of SN host galaxies have proven to be powerful in providing constraints on the progenitor populations. In this paper, we present all CCSNe detected between 2009 and 2017 by the Palomar Transient Factory. This sample includes 888 SNe of 12 distinct classes out to redshift $z\approx1$. We present the photometric properties of their host galaxies from the far-ultraviolet to the mid-infrared and model the host-galaxy spectral energy distributions to derive physical properties. The galaxy mass functions of Type Ic, Ib, IIb, II, and IIn SNe ranges from $10^{5}$ to $10^{11.5}~M_\odot$, probing the entire mass range of star-forming galaxies down to the least-massive star-forming galaxies known. Moreover, the galaxy mass distributions are consistent with models of star-formation-weighted mass functions. Regular CCSNe are hence direct tracers of star formation. Small but notable differences exist between some of the SN classes. Type Ib/c SNe prefer galaxies with slightly higher masses (i.e., higher metallicities) and star-formation rates than Type IIb and II SNe. These differences are less pronounced than previously thought. H-poor SLSNe and SNe~Ic-BL are scarce in galaxies above $10^{10}~M_\odot$. Their progenitors require environments with metallicities of $

AB - Several thousand core-collapse supernovae (CCSNe) of different flavors have been discovered so far. However, identifying their progenitors has remained an outstanding open question in astrophysics. Studies of SN host galaxies have proven to be powerful in providing constraints on the progenitor populations. In this paper, we present all CCSNe detected between 2009 and 2017 by the Palomar Transient Factory. This sample includes 888 SNe of 12 distinct classes out to redshift $z\approx1$. We present the photometric properties of their host galaxies from the far-ultraviolet to the mid-infrared and model the host-galaxy spectral energy distributions to derive physical properties. The galaxy mass functions of Type Ic, Ib, IIb, II, and IIn SNe ranges from $10^{5}$ to $10^{11.5}~M_\odot$, probing the entire mass range of star-forming galaxies down to the least-massive star-forming galaxies known. Moreover, the galaxy mass distributions are consistent with models of star-formation-weighted mass functions. Regular CCSNe are hence direct tracers of star formation. Small but notable differences exist between some of the SN classes. Type Ib/c SNe prefer galaxies with slightly higher masses (i.e., higher metallicities) and star-formation rates than Type IIb and II SNe. These differences are less pronounced than previously thought. H-poor SLSNe and SNe~Ic-BL are scarce in galaxies above $10^{10}~M_\odot$. Their progenitors require environments with metallicities of $

KW - astro-ph.GA

M3 - Journal article

JO - The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series

JF - The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series

SN - 0067-0049

ER -