Classification certificate for object 2020tkx
TNS Classification Report No. 7532 [ 2020TNSCR2903....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-22 14:45:58
Sender: Dr. Shubham Srivastav
Group: None

S. Srivastav, S. J. Smartt, O. McBrien, K. W. Smith, D. R. Young, J. Gillanders report/s a classification of object: SN 2020tkx

Type: SN Ic-BL

Remarks: Broad features of Fe II and Si II are visible. Gelato suggests a reasonable match with broad-line Ic 2006aj at pre-maximum epochs, for an assumed z = 0.01. ATLAS light curve is near maximum, suggesting an unusually low absolute M ~ -16.0 for a Ic-BL, assuming z = 0.01.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2020-09-18 20:12:08
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020tkx