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Asiago spectroscopic classification of ASASSN-14mu as a type Ia SN

ATel #6872; P. Ochner, S. Benetti, L. Tomasella, E. Cappellaro, N. Elias-Rosa, A. Pastorello, L. Tartaglia, G. Terreran, M. Turatto (INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova)
on 4 Jan 2015; 15:53 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Enrico Cappellaro (enrico.cappellaro@oapd.inaf.it)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

The Asiago Transient Classification Program (Tomasella et al. 2014, AN, 335, 841) reports the spectroscopic observation of ASASSN-14mu (Atel#6856) The observation was performed with the Asiago 1.82 m Copernico Telescope (+AFOSC; range 340-820 nm; resolution 1.2 nm), which was equipped with the CCD Andor IKON L936.

Name | Date (UT) | z | Type | Phase | Notes
ASASSN-14mu | 20150103.82 | 0.0272 | SN Ia | 1 week | (*)

* Redshift from SDSS-DR2 via NED. Ejecta expansion velocity from SiII about 10800 km/s

Classification was done with GELATO (Harutyunyan et al. 2008, A&A, 488, 383) and SNID (Blondin and Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024). The Asiago classification spectra are posted at the website http://sngroup.oapd.inaf.it.