type II-L supernova

type II-L supernova

[¦tīp ‚tü ′el ¦sü·pər¦nō·və]
(astronomy)
A member of a subclass of the type II supernovae that begin to fade almost immediately in a quasi-linear way.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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