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FIRE NIR spectroscopic classifications of optical transients

ATel #5664; E. Y. Hsiao (Las Campanas Observatory), G. H. Marion (University of Texas, Austin), N. Morrell, M. M. Phillips (Las Campanas Observatory), C. Contreras, C. Gall, M. D. Stritzinger (Aarhus University), L. Wyrzykowski, S. Kozlowski, A. Udalski (OGLE, Warsaw University Observatory); and R. P. Kirshner (Harvard CfA)
on 14 Dec 2013; 22:49 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Eric Hsiao (hsiao@lco.cl)

Subjects: Infra-Red, Optical, Supernovae

We report two spectroscopic classifications using near-infrared spectra (range 800-2400 nm) obtained with the FoldedPort Infrared Echellette (FIRE) spectrograph on the 6.5-m Magellan Baade Telescope. All redshifts are from the presumed hosts and approximately match the supernova redshifts.

Name                  | Source         | Host z | Type | Phase            | Spec date | Notes 
OGLE-2013-SN-134      | OGLE-IV        | 0.038  | Ic   | ~1 week past max | Dec 14.24 | 1 
PSN J11500016+2120166 | Koichi Itagaki | 0.026  | Ia   | +10d             | Dec 14.36 |  
(1) Please refer to ATel #5663