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PESSTO spectroscopic classification of optical transients.

ATel #9720; G. Dimitriadis, M. Pursiainen, R. Cartier (Southampton), J. Lyman (Univ. of Warwick), C. Inserra (QUB), E. Kankare (QUB), K. Maguire (QUB), S. J. Smartt (QUB), K. W. Smith (QUB), M. Sullivan (Southampton), S. Valenti (UC Davis), O. Yaron (Weizmann), D. Young (QUB), I. Manulis (Weizmann), J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau., A. Heinze, A. Sherstyuk (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), and A. Rest (STScI).
on 6 Nov 2016; 18:45 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

PESSTO, the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey for Transient Objects (see Smartt et al. 2015, A&A, 579, 40 http://www.pessto.org ), reports the following classifications. Targets were supplied by the ATLAS survey, see Tonry et al. (2011, PASP, 123, 58) and Tonry et al. (ATel #8680). All observations were performed on the ESO New Technology Telescope at La Silla on 2016 November 05, using EFOSC2 and Grism 13 (3985-9315A, 18A resolution). The classification was done with SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024). Classification spectrum and additional details can be obtained from http://www.pessto.org (via WISeREP) and the IAU Transient Name Server.

 
Survey Name | IAU Name  | RA (J2000)  | Dec (J2000) | Disc. Date | Source | Disc Mag |  z    | Type | Phase     | Notes 
ATLAS16dte  | AT2016hvm | 05 53 36.15 | +12 32 49.6 | 20161104   | ATLAS  | 17.43    |       | star |           | 
ATLAS16dtf  | SN2016hvl	| 06 44 02.16 | +12 23 47.8 | 20161104   | ATLAS  | 17.37    | 0.013 | Ia   | -10 to -8 | (1) 
(1) Host galaxy redshift taken from NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED). At this redshift, the projected SN distance to the host (UGC 03524) is 7.07 kpc. The SN is similar to SN 1999aa. Follow-up observations are encouraged.