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PESSTO spectroscopic classification of optical transients

ATel #9908; K. W. Smith (QUB), A. Cikota (ESO), M. Magee (QUB), E. Kankare (QUB), R. Cartier (Southampton), K. Maguire (QUB), C. Inserra (QUB), S. J. Smartt (QUB), M. Sullivan (Southampton), S. Valenti (UC Davis), O. Yaron (Weizmann), D. Young (QUB), I. Manulis (Weizmann), J. Tonry (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), B. Stalder (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), L. Denneau.(IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), A. Heinze (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), H. Weiland (IfA, Univ. of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI)
on 28 Dec 2016; 16:42 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Erkki Kankare (e.kankare@qub.ac.uk)

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 supernova classifications. Targets are 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 12 27, using EFOSC2 and Grism 13 (3985-9315A, 18A resolution). Classifications were done with SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) and GELATO (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383). Classification spectra 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 
ATLAS16eay   | SN2016jae     | 09 42 34.51 | +10 59 35.38 | 20161222   | ATLAS   |   17.39  | 0.021 | Ia     | +5         | (1) 
 

(1) Also known as Gaia16cev. Hostless object. SNID provides good matches to normal SNe Ia approximately one week post-maximum.