Classification certificate for object 2020xua
TNS Classification Report No. 7764 [ 2020TNSCR3227....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-23 01:23:56
Sender: Dr. Giacomo Terreran
Group: None

Giacomo Terreran report/s a classification of object: SN 2020xua

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.022

Remarks: The spectrum shows a blue continuum with “shock-ionized” H, He II and C IV emission features, typical of young core-collapse SNe in the first days after explosion.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2020-10-22 03:04:59
Instrument: BINOSPEC
Telescope: MMT Observatory 6.5m

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