Classification certificate for object 2020zad
TNS Classification Report No. 7990 [ 2020TNSCR3445....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-14 21:13:25
Sender: Mr. Claudio Balcon
Group: None

Claudio Balcon report/s a classification of object: SN 2020zad

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.024187

Remarks: GELATO (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383) suggests that this SN is similar to that of Type la at the redshift of the host galaxy (z=0.024187; value from NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2020-11-14 18:06:00
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: I obtained the low-resolution spectrum R~100 using the FOSC-ES32 spectrograph attached to a 0.2m telescope, in the course of Italian Supernovae Search Project.

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