Classification certificate for object 2019tju
TNS Classification Report No. 5381 [ 2019TNSCR2213....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-28 11:20:30
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

L. Tomasella, S. Benetti, E. Cappellaro, M. Turatto report/s a classification of object: SN 2019tju

Type: SN Ia-91T-like
Redshift: 0.113

Remarks: The best match is with Type Ia-91T like SNe about one week before maximum light. The spectrum is very similar to SN 1998es spectra when a redshift of z~0.11 is assumed. From the very faint Si II 635.5 nm absorption an expansion velocity of about 11300 km/s is deduced.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-10-27 23:02:24
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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