Classification certificate for object 2019bak
TNS Classification Report No. 3554 [ 2019TNSCR.312....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-02 16:35:07
Sender: Mr. Dave Balam
Group: DAO_OTS

Dave Balam report/s a classification of object: SN 2019bak

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.048

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-03-01 07:57:16
Instrument: Plaskett
Telescope: Dominion AStrophysical Observatory

Remarks: The spectrum is best fit to the template of SN 1998aq at 1 week post-maximum light. The spectrum fit yields a redshift of z=0.041

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: