Classification certificate for object 2019rlq
TNS Classification Report No. 5202 [ 2019TNSCR1977....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-02 22:08:20
Sender: Dr. Francisco Forster
Group: ALeRCE

Francisco Forster, Giuliano Pignata, Jan van Roestel, Kevin Burdge, Matthew Graham report/s a classification of object: SN 2019rlq

Type: SN Ia-91bg-like
Redshift: 0.035932

Remarks: The spectrum is consistent with a SN Ia 91bg-like object three days after maximum. We used the Supernova Identification (SNID) tool for classification (Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024)

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-10-01 11:28:50
Instrument: DBSP
Telescope: Palomar 5.1m Hale

Remarks: The spectrum was taken with the Double Spectrograph (DBSP) at the 200-inch telescope at Palomar. An exposure time of 2400 seconds and the 600/4000 grating were used.

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