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Spectroscopic Classifications of Optical Transients with the Lick Shane telescope

ATel #10518; R. W. Everson, C. Rojas-Bravo, Y.-C. Pan, R. J. Foley (UCSC)
on 22 Jun 2017; 19:52 UT
Credential Certification: Yen-Chen Pan (ypan6@ucsc.edu)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

Referred to by ATel #: 10521

We report the following classifications of optical transients from spectroscopic observations with the Kast spectrograph on the Shane telescope. Targets were supplied by ASAS-SN and Gaia. All observations were made on 2017 June 22 UT. Classifications were performed with SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024).

 
Name        | IAU Name  | RA (J2000)  | Dec (J2000)  | z     | Type | Phase | Notes
Gaia17boq | AT2017evj | 14:29:43.40 | +07:15:15.62 | 0.052 | Ia | +18 d | ASASSN-17hz | AT2017evn | 11:47:23.27 | +23:21:53.57 | 0.017 | Ia | -7 d | (1)

Notes: When the redshift is given to 2 decimal places, it is derived from the SN spectrum. Otherwise, the redshift is determined from the host galaxy. (1) We measure an Si II 6355 velocity of -11,200 km/s.