Object type   SN II
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The Asiago Transient Classification Program (Tomasella et al. 2014, AN, 335, 841) reports the spectroscopic classification of PSN J08232660-0454545 discovered by Jack Newton, and Tim Puckett in NGC 2585.
Informations on this transient are available from the "Bright Supernova" website (http://www.rochesterastronomy.org/snimages/) and The Astronomer Telegram. The observation was performed with the Asiago 1.82 m Copernico Telescope (+AFOSC; range 340-820 nm; resolution 1.4 nm).
Name | Discovery UT| Obs. Date UT |z | Type | Phase |Notes PSN J08232660-0454545 | 20151110.5 | 20151113.04 |0.0229 | II | 2-3 months | (1)
(1) The expansion velocity deduced from a shallow H-alpha minimum is about 7100 km/s
Classification were done with GELATO (Harutyunyan et al. 2008, A&A, 488, 383) and SNID (Blondin and Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024). The Asiago classification spectra are posted at the website http://sngroup.oapd.inaf.it.