Spectroscopic observation of Gaia17dht and Gaia17diu by NUTS (NOT Un-biased Transient Survey)
ATel #11112; M. Fraser (UCD), S. Dyrbye (NOT), E. Cappellaro (Padova) on behalf of the NUTS collaboration
on 29 Dec 2017; 22:33 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae, Transient
The Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) Unbiased Transient Survey (NUTS; ATel #8992) reports the spectroscopic
classification of Gaia17dht/SN2017izz and Gaia17diu/SN2017jdb (in host galaxies SDSS J145121.24+283521.6 and LEDA 2753585 respectively).
The candidates were discovered by the Gaia Alerts project.
The observation(s) was(were) performed with the 2.56 m Nordic Optical Telescope
equipped with ALFOSC (range 350-950 nm; resolution 1.6 nm FWHM).
Survey Name | IAU Name | Discovery (UT) | Discovery mag | Observation (UT) | Redshift | Type | Phase | Notes
Gaia17diu | SN2017jdb | 2017-12-21 | 18.2 | 2017-12-28 | 0.05 | Ia | +2w |
Gaia17dht | SN2017izz | 2017-12-16 | 18.1 | 2017-12-28 | 0.03 | Ibc | +1w |
Classifications were performed using the GELATO (Harutyunyan et al. 2008, A&A, 488, 383) and SNID (Blondin and Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) tools. Calibrated spectra and additional information can be retrieved in the IAU Transient Name Server.
We acknowledge ESA Gaia, DPAC and the Photometric Science Alerts Team (http://gsaweb.ast.cam.ac.uk/alerts).