type Ic supernova

type Ic supernova

[¦tīp ‚wən ′sē ¦sü·pər¦nō·və]
(astronomy)
A member of a subclass of the type I supernovae that resemble type Ib supernovae closely but have a weak or absent line of neutral helium at 587.6 nanometers.
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On the other hand, the idea that every Type Ic supernova produces a gamma-ray burst, as proposed by Donald Q.
Lamb proposes that every Type Ic supernova produces a gamma-ray burst and a black hole.