Classification certificate for object 2019rsw
TNS Classification Report No. 5341 [ 2019TNSCR2149....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-22 18:16:15
Sender: Dr. Stefan Taubenberger
Group: adH0cc

B. Leibundgut, J. Spyromilio (ESO), C. Vogl, A. Flörs, S. Taubenberger, W. Hillebrandt, S. Suyu (MPA Garching), S. J. Smartt, M. Dobson (QUB), R. Kotak (Turku), R. Bruch, A. Gal-Yam (Weizmann) report/s a classification of object: SN 2019rsw

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.053

Remarks: A first spectrum of SN 2019rsw obtained on the night of 2019 October 10 shows a blue, featureless continuum typical of a young Type II supernova (see AstroNote 2019-103). This classification is confirmed by a second spectrum obtained on the night of 2019 October 20, where Balmer lines of hydrogen are clearly visible.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-10-11 04:13:48
Instrument: FORS2
Telescope: The Very Large Telescope - UT1

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