AstroNote 2020-194

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2020-10-16 00:33:41
Type: Object/s-Discovery/Classification
Apache Point Observatory classifies six Type Ia supernovae
Authors: M. L. Graham, Rebecca A. Phillipson, Christopher A. Phillips, Thomas D. Kennedy, Cayenne E. Matt, B. Sipocz, E. C. Bellm (UW), C. Fremling, A. Dahiwale, Y. Sharma, S. R. Kulkarni, R. Walters, N. Blagorodnova, J. D. Neill (Caltech), A. A. Miller (Northwestern), K. Taggart, D. A. Perley (LJMU), A. Goobar, J. Sollerman (OKC), on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility collaboration
Keywords: Supernova
We announce the classifications of six SNIa: 2020tns, 2020soy, 2020uog, 2020uca, 2020ttg, and 2020uwo.

On behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) Bright Transient Survey (BTS), we report spectral classifications obtained with the Dual Imaging Spectrograph (range 340-1000nm, spectral resolution R~1000) mounted on the 3.5m telescope at Apache Point Observatory (APO). All spectra were obtained during the first half-night of 2020-10-15 UT in good weather conditions, 1.3-1.6" seeing, and with the 1.5" slit rotated to the parallactic angle. The data were reduced and calibrated using the PyDIS software. Classifications were done using the spectral fitting codes SNID or GELATO. All of the following classifications have been reported to the TNS and the spectra are publicly available. We note that 2020soy, 2020ttg, and 2020uwo were first reported to the TNS by ALeRCE; 2020uog by AMPEL; and 2020uca by the project Supernova and Gravitational Lenses Follow up (SGLF).


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CatalogNameReported RAReported DECReported Obj-TypeReported RedshiftHost NameHost RedshiftRemarksTNS RATNS DECTNS Obj-TypeTNS Redshift
TNS2020tns [ZTF20abzfoyg]17:32:37.415+05:49:45.17SN Ia0.07517:32:37.415+05:49:45.17SN Ia0.075
TNS2020soy [ZTF20abyleyk]18:16:15.011+14:17:08.02SN Ia0.0459WISEA J181615.00+141708.118:16:15.011+14:17:08.02SN Ia0.0459
TNS2020uog [ZTF20accodxy]21:17:02.726-09:02:33.45SN Ia0.07521:17:02.726-09:02:33.45SN Ia0.075
TNS2020uca [ZTF20acdnmpv]19:43:28.840+65:11:33.55SN Ia0.06519:43:28.840+65:11:33.55SN Ia0.065
TNS2020ttg [ZTF20acajvrj]00:05:05.219+12:46:05.02SN Ia0.0705SDSS J000505.12+124603.30.16700:05:05.219+12:46:05.02SN Ia0.0705
TNS2020uwo [ZTF20acgpngg]23:45:10.592-25:49:20.46SN Ia0.053067WISEA J234510.40-254924.50.05306723:45:10.598-25:49:20.37SN Ia0.053067