Classification certificate for object 2019bka
TNS Classification Report No. 3567 [ 2019TNSCR.317....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 12:39:33
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

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

Type: SN Ia-91T-like
Redshift: 0.024

Remarks: Spectrum similar to SN 1991T, about 9 days before maximum light, though for the region below 400 nm where it shows a flux deficiency possibly due to a strong CaII feature. The redshift z~0.024 is derived from SNID/GELATO SN template fitting.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-03-02 21:53:41
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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