Classification certificate for object 2014dz
TNS Classification Report No. 14 [ 2016TNSCR..28....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-17 00:15:36
Sender: Mr. Dave Balam
Group: DAO_OTS

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

Type: SN Ia

Remarks: Cross-correlation with a library of supernova spectra using the "Supernova Identification" code (Blondin and Tonry 2007, Ap.J. 666,1024) indicates that 2014dz is most similar to the type-Ia supernova 2003du at 9 days past maximum light. The photospheric velocity estimated from the Si II 635.5-nm feature is about 8700 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2014-12-31 03:27:29
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: spectrum via 1.82-m Plaskett Telescope, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (National Research Council of Canada)

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: