Why is Pic^0(C) of a curve C a variety? - MathOverflow most recent 30 from http://mathoverflow.net 2013-05-21T23:07:30Z http://mathoverflow.net/feeds/question/58280 http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/rdf http://mathoverflow.net/questions/58280/why-is-pic0c-of-a-curve-c-a-variety Why is Pic^0(C) of a curve C a variety? andre 2011-03-12T18:43:42Z 2011-03-12T18:46:43Z <p>Let $C$ be an abstract non-singular curve. </p> <p>I'm having a hard time finding a reference for why $\text{Pic}^0(C)$ is a variety.</p> <p>Any pointers towards a reference would be appreciated.</p>