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Du Pont Classification of ASASSN-16jc as a Young SN Ia

ATel #9409; Benjamin J. Shappee (Hubble Fellow, Carnegie Observatories), J. L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), J. Rich, M. Seibert, B. Madore (Carnegie Observatories), Henry Poetrodjojo, Joshua D'Agostino (ANU)
on 25 Aug 2016; 17:25 UT
Credential Certification: Benjamin Shappee (bshappee@obs.carnegiescience.edu)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

We report optical spectroscopy (range 370-910 nm) of ASASSN-16jc discovered by the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN; Shappee et al. 2014, ApJ, 788, 48) using the du Pont 2.5-m telescope (+ WFCCD) at Las Campanas Observatory on Aug. 24 2016 UT. We performed a cross-correlation with a library of supernova spectra using the "Supernova Identification" code (SNID; Blondin and Tonry 2007, Ap.J. 666, 1024). The details of the classifications are as follows:

 
Name             Disc. ATel     Spec. Type    Phase        Redshift     
ASASSN-16jc      ATel #9393     Ia            -1.2 (5.0)   0.010914 (host/NED)                      

We note that the majority of the best match templates from SNID are -5 days or younger.