Classification certificate for object 2019xau
TNS Classification Report No. 5883 [ 2020TNSCR.128....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 00:55:52
Sender: Dr. Daniel Perley
Group: ZTF

Daniel Perley (LJMU) on behalf of ZTF report/s a classification of object: SN 2019xau

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.04

Remarks: Source is consistent with the position of the nucleus of a possibly active galaxy. However the LT/SPRAT spectrum shows clear features of a SN Ia after maximum light, at an approximate redshift of z=0.04.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2020-01-11 01:13:31
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2019xau