Classification certificate for object 2019bvt
TNS Classification Report No. 3699 [ 2019TNSCR.416....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-20 23:18:59
Sender: Mr. Sebastian Gomez

Sebastian Gomez report/s a classification of object: SN 2019bvt

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0169

Remarks: Classified using template matching with SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024). Best match is to a Type Ia SN near peak. Submitted in ATel #12602. Magnitude on the same night is r = 16.6(0.05). Done as part of the Harvard Astronomy Course Astro100: Methods of Observational Astronomy with Natasha Abrams, Peyton Benac, Michael Chenevey, Cydnee Colpaert, Omar Embaby, Jose Espinel, Nicole Gordon, Mma Ikwut-Ukwa, Benjamin Porter, Alaina Richert, Devin Sullivan, Sarah Zia.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-03-20 00:00:00
Instrument: FAST
Telescope: FLWO 1.5m Tillinghast

Remarks: Spectrum in the observed frame, combined 2 x 1800s exposures. Flux corrected using a spectroscopic standard.

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