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Discovery and Classification of DES15E1iuh

ATel #8176; M. Smith, M. Sullivan, M. Childress, C. D'Andrea (University of Southampton), G. F. Lewis (University of Sydney), J. Mould (Swinburne University of Technology), C. Lidman (Australian Astronomical Observatory), B. E.Tucker, R. Sharp, F. Yuan (Australian National University), P. Martini (Ohio State University), P. J. Brown, K. Krisciunas, N. Suntzeff (Texas A&M University), R. Nichol, A. Papadopoulos (University of Portsmouth), 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), 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), R. Casas, 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, J. Lasker, D. Scolnic (University of Chicago), D. J. Brout, L. Gladney, M. Sako, R. C. Wolf (University of Pennsylvania)
on 16 Oct 2015; 11:41 UT
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Credential Certification: Mathew Smith (matsmith2@gmail.com)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

We report optical spectroscopy of DES15E1iuh discovered by the Dark Energy Survey. We obtained spectra using the X-SHOOTER instrument (wavelength range 380-950nm) on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the AAOmega Spectrograph (Saunders et al. 2004, SPIE, 5492, 389; wavelength range 370-885nm) and the 2dF fibre positioner at the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT). Object classification was performed using superfit (Howell et al, 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190) and SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), the details of which are reported in the table below.

 
Name       | RA (J2000)| Dec (J2000)|Discovery  |Discovery|Spectrum			       |Redshift| Type | Phase   |Notes 
           |           |            |Date (UT)  |Mag (r)  |Date (UT)			       |        |      |         | 
DES15E1iuh |00:30:33.15|-43:25:54.9 |2015 Sep 21|  22.3   |2015 Sep 30 (VLT), 2015 Oct 11 (AAT)| 0.105  |  II  | at max  |a,b 
 
a). Redshift from galaxy emission features  
b). Phases given relative to the VLT spectrum. The phase estimated from the AAT spectrum is consistent.