Classification certificate for object 2019esa
TNS Classification Report No. 4011 [ 2019TNSCR.738....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-09 18:11:04
Sender: Daichi Hiramatsu
Group: Global SN Project

Daichi Hiramatsu, Jamison Burke, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: SN 2019esa

Type: SN IIn
Redshift: 0.005891

Remarks: The narrow H emission lines at the host redshift (z= 0.005891; 2004AJ….128…16K, via NED) and the V-band absolute magnitude of -16 at 2019-05-09 10:52:10 UT suggest a Type IIn, which is in agreement with Uddin et al. (ATel #12736).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-05-08 10:48:06
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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