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GCN Circular 18806

Subject
LIGO/Virgo G211117: PESSTO classification of Pan-STARRS transients
Date
2016-01-02T18:47:44Z (8 years ago)
From
S. J. Smartt at Queens U Belfast <s.smartt@qub.ac.uk>
C. Frohmaier, G. Dimitriadis, R. Firth,(Southampton), 
S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, D. Young, D. Wright,  (QUB), E. Cappellaro (INAF, Padova) 
K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, A. S. B. Schultz (IfA, University of Hawaii), 
M. Coughlin (Harvard), L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, A. Heinze, R. Kotak (QUB),
E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Rest (STScI),  A. Sherstyuk (IfA), B. Stalder (IfA), 
C. W. Stubbs (Harvard), J. Tonry, C. Waters (IfA)
J. Anderson (ESO),  K. Maguire (QUB), I. Manulis (Weizmann), C. Inserra (QUB),
E. Kankare (QUB), M. Sullivan (Southampton), S. Valenti (UC Davis), 
O. Yaron (Weizmann), 

Further to the Pan-STARRS discovery of 44 transients in the northern 
localisation region of G211117 (Smith et al. GCN 18786), PESSTO, 
the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey for Transient Objects 
(see Smartt et al. 2015, A&A, 579, 40 http://www.pessto.org) 
reports the following supernova classifications. 

All observations were performed on the ESO New Technology Telescope 
at La Silla on 2015 December 31, using EFOSC2 and Grism 13 (3985-9315A, 1
8A resolution). Classifications were done with SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, 
ApJ, 666, 1024) and GELATO (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383). 
Classification spectra can be obtained from http://www.pessto.org (via WISeREP).

Name     RA (J2000)   Dec (J2000)  Disc. Date   Disc Mag  z      Type  Phase   
PS15dox  02:40:15.04  +22:32:12.1  2015-12-28   19.23     0.080   Ia   +10   
PS15dpa  02:57:56.02  +28:53:37.1  2015-12-28   19.51     0.079   Ia   +9    
PS15dpq  03:09:12.75  +27:31:16.9  2015-12-28   18.84     0.038   Ia   +40  (91T-like)
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