Classification certificate for object 2019ava
TNS Classification Report No. 3527 [ 2019TNSCR.242....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-13 11:21:29
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

Tomasella, Benetti, Cappellaro, Turatto report/s a classification of object: SN 2019ava

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.039807

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-02-13 00:48:47
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

Remarks: Spectrum similar to those of several type Ia SNe, few days before maximum light. Redshift of the host galaxy KUG 0728+583 is from Rines et al. 2000 (AJ 120, 2338 via NED). Using this redshift, an expansion velocity of about 12900 km/s is derived from the SiII 635.5 nm minimum.

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019ava