Classification certificate for object 2019baq
TNS Classification Report No. 3553 [ 2019TNSCR.306....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-01 11:26:24
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

Taubenberger, Vogl, Schuldt, Fiore, Benetti, Cappellaro, Tomasella, Turatto report/s a classification of object: SN 2019baq

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.033493

Remarks: Spectrum similar to several type Ia SNe, about one week before B maximum. The redshift for the host galaxy is reported by Almeida et al. 2011, ApJ 735, 125 (via NED). Using this redshift, an expansion velocity of about 14200 km/s is derived from the SiII 635.5 nm minimum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-03-01 03:19:51
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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