Classification certificate for object 2019nhs
TNS Classification Report No. 4937 [ 2019TNSCR1712....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-02 03:44:22
Sender: Dr. Daniel Perley
Group: ZTF

Daniel Perley (LJMU), Lin Yan (Caltech), Igor Andreoni (Caltech), Viraj Karambelkar (Caltech), Yashvi Sharma (Caltech), Kishalay De (Caltech), Christoffer Fremling (Caltech), Shri Kulkarni (Caltech) on behalf of ZTF report/s a classification of object: SN 2019nhs

Type: SLSN-I
Redshift: 0.19

Remarks: A spectrum taken with DBSP on 2019-08-27 (UT) at the Palomar 200-inch telescope is an excellent match to that of superluminous supernova PTF 09cnd at a redshift of z=0.19, two weeks before maximum light. The current absolute magnitude of the transient is approximately -21.1. Classification was performed using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190)

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-08-27 00:00:00
Instrument: DBSP
Telescope: Palomar 5.1m Hale

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