SN 2016adj
RA/DEC (2000)
13:25:24.110 -43:00:57.50
201.350458 -43.015972
Reporting Group
Discovering Data Source
Discovery Date
2016-02-08 13:26:43.000
Host Name
NGC 5128
Discovery Mag
Peter Marples, Greg Bock


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SelectIDObs-date (UT)Tel / InstExp-TimeObserver/sReducer/sGroupSpectrum ascii fileSpectrum fits fileSpec. TypeAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
912016-02-09 03:58:13LCO-duPont / WFCCDN. MorrellNone tns_2016adj_2016-02-09_03-58-13_LCO-duPont_WFCCD.datObject
902016-02-08 21:21:36Lijiang-2.4m / YFOSC986Weimin YiJu-Jia ZhangNone tns_2016adj_2457427.39_LJT_YFOSC.datObject
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2015-07-12 12:21:05 - 2016-02-08 13:26:432
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
8832016-02-08 13:26:43140.3VegaMagClear-Other_Other30Peter MarplesInstrument: 300mmF6=7 SCT
8822015-07-12 12:21:0518VegaMagClear-Other_Other30Parker[Last non detection] 350mm F7 SCT
AT Reports
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/sReportting groupDisc. Data SourceRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
7982016-02-08 14:02:53Greg BockPeter Marples, Greg BockBOSSBOSS13:25:24.110-43:00:57.502016-02-08 13:26:43.00014Clear-PSNBOSS
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2016adj_atrep_798_BOSS.jpgGraphicsFinder image attached above.2016-02-08 22:30:34Greg Bock
tns_2016adj_atrep_798_BOSS_0.jpgGraphicsPre-discovery image of SN2016adj in jpg from Damian Peach (UK) here taken 21 hours earlier on February 7th, 16:21 UT. FITS available upon request. Greg Bock 2016-02-09 23:58:19Greg Bock
Classification Reports
IDTime received (UT)SenderClassifier/sGroupClassificationRedshiftRelated filesAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarksADS Bibcode
862016-02-09 20:22:07hsiaoM. Stritzinger, E. Y. Hsiao, N. Morrell, M. M. Phillips, C. Contreras, S. Castellon, A. ClocchiattiNoneSN IbWe report spectroscopic classification of AT 2016adj (cf. ATEL #8651) based on a visual-wavelength spectrum obtained on Feb. 9.2 UT with the 2.5-m du Pont Telescope (+ WFCCD) at LCO. The spectrum exhibits prevalent Na-I D absorption at the redshift of NGC 5128 characterized by an equivalent width of 0.44-nm. An additional feature coincident with the 578.0-nm diffuse interstellar band is measured to have an equivalent width of 0.06-nm, suggesting an A(V) value between 2 to 4 mag (Phillips et al. 2013, ApJ, 779, 38). Given the significant reddening the blue portion of the spectrum has very low signal-to-noise, however discernible features are present in the red portion of the spectrum that we attribute to H-alpha, the Ca-II near-infrared triplet, and Mg-II 922.7-nm. After manually de-reddening the spectrum assuming E(B-V)=1.0 and Rv=3.1 and then using the spectral identification tool superfit (Howell et al, 2005, ApJ, 634, 119), we find the spectrum of AT 2016adj to best resemble the Type-Ib supernova 1999dn around a week past maximum. This is in contrast to the Type II supernova classification previously reported (cf. ATEL #8655). Furthermore, close inspection of the spectrum reveals shallow absorption features at the expected wavelengths of He-I 667.8-nm and He-I 706.5-nm. Further observations are warranted to secure this classification. In addition, optical photometry was also computed from multiple images taken on Feb. 9.2 UT under photometric conditions with the 1-m Swope Telescope (+ e2v CCD camera) located at LCO. Computed photometry is as follows: filter u 18.943 +/- 0.040 filter B 17.395 +/- 0.041 filter g 16.565 +/- 0.038 filter V 15.701 +/- 0.031 filter r 14.613 +/- 0.021 filter i 13.304 +/- 0.017 2016TNSCR1117....1S
852016-02-09 02:42:25dongsuboWeimin Yi, Ju-Jia Zhang (YNAO), Xue-Bing Wu (KIAA-PKU), J. L. Prieto (UDP), B. J. Shappee (Carnegie), Subo Dong (KIAA-PKU)NoneSN IIThe spectrum appears to be heavily reddened, which is consistent with the red photometric color measured in Atel #8654. We detect H-alpha emission line, and its classification is consistent with a Type II supernova. However, due to the relatively low SNR of the spectrum (taken at airmass ~2.9) and heavy reddening, we regard this classification as tentative in nature.2016TNSCR..99....1Y