Padova-Asiago Supernova Group
Asiago Classification Program
Gaia14adf in SDSS J120929.60+2006   Discovered by: Gaia
Object type   SN   II
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Reference:   ATEL6750  

The Asiago Transient Classification Program (Tomasella et al. 2014, AN, 335, 841) reports the spectroscopic classification of Gaia14adf (20141125.12 UT, z=0.06) as a type-II about 2 weeks after maximum. The observations were performed with the Asiago 1.82 m Copernico Telescope (+AFOSC; range 340-820 nm; resolution 1.2 nm). The transient is close to SDSS J120929.60+200613.3, with photometric redshift z=0.076. Classification was done with GELATO (Harutyunyan et al. 2008, A&A, 488, 383) and SNID (Blondin and Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024). We acknowledge, for the Gaia transients, ESA Gaia (, and the DPAC Photometric Science Alerts Team ( (Rixon et al, 2014, ATel #6593).