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Classification of SN 2006E, a Postmaximum Type Ia Supernovae

ATel #690; The Nearby Supernova Factory: G. Aldering, S. Bailey, S. Bongard, D. Kocevski, B. C. Lee, S. Loken, P. Nugent, S. Perlmutter, R. Scalzo, R. C. Thomas, L. Wang, B. A. Weaver (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA), N. Blanc, Y. Copin, E. Gangler, G. Smadja (Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon), P. Antilogus, S. Gilles, R. Pain, R. Pereira (Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Haute Energies de Paris), E. Pecontal, G. Rigaudier (Centre de Recherche Astronomique de Lyon), R. Kessler (Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, Chicago, IL), C. Baltay, D. Rabinowitz, A. Bauer (Yale)
on 14 Jan 2006; 20:33 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: R. C. Thomas (rcthomas@lbl.gov)

Subjects: Infra-Red, Optical, Ultra-Violet, Supernovae

Referred to by ATel #: 691

The Nearby Supernova Factory reports that a spectrum (range 320-1000 nm) of supernova 2006E (IAUC # 8658 ) in NGC 5338, obtained January 14.6 UT with the Supernova Integral Field Spectrograph on the University of Hawaii 2.2-meter telescope reveals that it is a Type Ia supernova a few weeks past maximum light.

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