Classification certificate for object 2014bs
TNS Classification Report No. 42 [ 2016TNSCR..48....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-21 22:03:26
Sender: Mr. Dave Balam
Group: DAO_OTS

Dave Balam on behalf of DAO_OTS report/s a classification of object: SN 2014bs

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.023

Remarks: the host is NGC 5270 (z=0.023). We find a (SNid) fit to SN 1986G at maximum light. The expansion velocity of the ejected material, as inferred from the position of the absorption of the Si II 635.5-nm line, is about 11,800 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2014-06-04 07:07:56
Instrument: Plaskett
Telescope: Dominion AStrophysical Observatory

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2014bs