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OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of DES14S2bnq

ATel #6561; C. Blake (Swinburne University of Technology); C. Lidman (Australian Astronomical Observatory); P. Martini, D. Mudd (Ohio State University); T. M. Davis (University of Queensland); F. Yuan (Australian National University); K. Barbary, J. S. Bloom, D. Goldstein, P. Nugent, S. Perlmutter (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory + University of California, Berkeley); R. J. Foley (University of Illinois); F. J. Castander (ICE, IEEC/CSIC, Barcelona); S. Desai, K. Paech (Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich); R. C. Smith (NOAO/CTIO); M. Schubnell (University of Michigan); R. Kessler, D. Scolnic (University of Chicago); R. A. Covarrubias (University of Illinois / NCSA); R. C. Wolf, J. A. Fischer, J.-L. Fischer, L. Gladney, M. March, M. Sako (University of Pennsylvania); P. J. Brown, K. Krisciunas, N. Suntzeff (Texas A&M University); C. D'Andrea, R. Nichol, A. Papadopoulos (University of Portsmouth); M. Smith, M. Sullivan (University of Southampton); R. Maartens (University of the Western Cape); R. Gupta, E. Kovacs, S. Kuhlmann, H. Spinka (Argonne National Laboratory); E. Ahn, D. A. Finley, J. Frieman, J. Marriner, W. Wester (Fermilab); G. Aldering, A. G. Kim, R. C. Thomas (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
on 9 Oct 2014; 14:04 UT
Credential Certification: Chris D'Andrea (chris.dandrea@port.ac.uk)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

We report spectroscopic classification by OzDES of DES14S2bnq, a supernova discovered by the Dark Energy Survey (ATel #4668). The spectrum (370-885nm) was obtained with the AAOmega Spectrograph (Saunders et al. 2004, SPIE, 5492, 389) and the 2dF fibre positioner at the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT). Object classification was performed using SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), the details of which are reported in the table below.

 
Name       |RA (J2000) |Dec (J2000) |Disc.      |Disc.  |Spectrum   |Redshift|Type  |Phase  |Notes 
           |           |            |Date (UT)  |Mag (r)|Date (UT)  |        |      |       |  
DES14S2bnq |02 43 40.05|-00 45 43.0 |2014 Sep 14|22.6   |2014 Sep 30|0.18531 | Ia   |Peak   |