Classification certificate for object 2019bam
TNS Classification Report No. 3550 [ 2019TNSCR.293....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 16:07:24
Sender: Dr. Lluís Galbany
Group: None

C. Angus (University of Southampton), R. Roy (IUCAA), C. Frohmaier (University of Portsmouth - ICG), L. Galbany (University of Pittsburgh), C. P. Gutierrez (University of Southampton), T. Muller-Bravo (University of Southampton), C. Inserra (Cardiff University), J. Anderson (ESO), R. Cartier (CTIO), T.-W. Chen (MPE), T. de Jaeger (UC Berkeley), S. Gonzalez-Gaitan (CENTRA), M. Grayling (University of Southampton), H. Kuncarayakti (University of Turku), J. Lyman (University of Warwick), A. Pastorello (INAF - Padova Astronomical Observatory) M. Pursiainen (University of Southampton),T. Schweyer (MPE), M. Smith (University of Southampton), M. Sullivan (University of Southampton), P. Wiseman (University of Southampton) report/s a classification of object: SN 2019bam

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.059

Remarks: The Fast and Dark Side of Transients experiment (FDST; ATel #12362) reports the spectroscopic observation of SN 2019bam. The best SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) fit is to a SN Ia at -3 days from maximum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-02-26 00:00:00
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

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