These figures show a spectrum synthesis calculation of a supernova atmosphere for different geometries. The layout of the atmosphere is presented on the right while at the left we have a graph of the flux vs. viewing angle or the polarization vs the viewing angles.

P.Nugent, D.Kasen, LBNL

Flux as a function of viewing angle MPEG.
Polarization as a function of viewing angle MPEG.
Flux as a function of viewing angle MPEG
Polarization as a function of viewing angle MPEG.