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Asiago classification of PSN J08232660-0454545 as a Type II SN

ATel #8283; L. Tomasella, S. Benetti, E. Cappellaro, N. Elias-Rosa, P. Ochner, A. Pastorello, L. Tartaglia, G. Terreran, M. Turatto (INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova)
on 13 Nov 2015; 10:59 UT
Credential Certification: Lina Tomasella (lina.tomasella@oapd.inaf.it)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

The Asiago Transient Classification Program (Tomasella et al. 2014, AN, 335, 841) reports the spectroscopic classification of PSN J08232660-0454545 discovered by Jack Newton, and Tim Puckett in NGC 2585.

Informations on this transient are available from the "Bright Supernova" website (http://www.rochesterastronomy.org/snimages/). The observation was performed with the Asiago 1.82 m Copernico Telescope (+AFOSC; range 340-820 nm; resolution 1.4 nm).

Name                       | Discovery UT| Obs. Date UT |z       |   Type   | Phase      |Notes 
PSN J08232660-0454545      | 20151110.5  | 20151113.04  |0.0229   |  II  |  2-3 months   | (1)  

(1) The expansion velocity deduced from a shallow H-alpha minimum is about 7100 km/s

Classification were 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.

Padova Asiago SN group