Classification certificate for object 2015bn
TNS Classification Report No. 124 [ 2016TNSCR.148....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-23 16:04:17
Sender: Stephen Smartt
Group: PESSTO

L. Le Guillou report/s a classification of object: SN 2015bn

Type: SLSN-I
Redshift: 0.11

Remarks: Classified by PESSTO in ATel 7102 on 18 Feb 2015. Comments were : Good match to several SLSNe Ic including PTF09cnd, PTF12dam and LSQ12dlf. Likely a slowly rising SN at z=0.11.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2015-02-18 12:00:00
Instrument: EFOSC2-NTT
Telescope: The ESO New Technology Telescope

Remarks: Same spectrum as submitted to WISeREP by PESSTO

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2015bn