Claes Fransson 

Department of Astronomy

The Oskar Klein Centre

AlbaNova University Center
Stockholm University
Department of Astronomy
SE-106 91 Stockholm, SWEDEN

Phone : +46 - (0)8 - 5537 8517
Mobile: +46 - (0)70 16 10 333


E-mail : claes


Research interests

Supernovae and nucleosynthesis.  Interaction of supernovae and their circumstellar media.

Left: SN 1987A.  A recent image of the collision between the supernova ejecta (seen as a faint blob in the center) and the inner ring. HST picture from the SAINTS team.

Right: The Crab nebula. This is the remnant of a supernova observed by Chinese astronomers 1054. ESO/VLT

Click here for another nice picture of SN 1987A
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2016 article on SN 1987

Review on circumstellar interaction in supernovae for 'Supernova Handbook'

Publications from ADS