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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 211, Issue 2, pp 329–331 | Cite as

Which are the most luminous objects in the universe?

Letter to the Editor
  • Joachim Wirsich
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Abstract

Using the Eddington luminosity function as well as observational results, it was shown that the supernovae of type II are the most luminous objects in the universe while emitting prompt neutrinos in their early collapsing phase.

Keywords

Observational Result Luminosity Function Eddington Luminosity Luminous Object Prompt Neutrino 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Wirsich
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  1. 1.BerlinGermany

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