Classification certificate for object 2019be
TNS Classification Report No. 3381 [ 2019TNSCR..41....1I ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-07 12:57:17
Sender: Dr. Cosimo Inserra
Group: None

Cosimo Inserra report/s a classification of object: SN 2019be

Type: SN Ia-91bg-like
Redshift: 0.02

Remarks: he redshift is obtained by SNID and is consistent with the Coma Cluster. Adopting a standard cosmology with H0 = 70 km/s/Mpc, we obtain a distance modulus of 34.7 mag. This gives a current absolute magnitude of about -16.34. SN2019be is located ~8" away from SN2008dx, which was another type Ia 1991bg-like.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-01-02 04:53:34
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

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