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Spectroscopy of CSS090615:211849-055711

ATEL # 2091; D. Milisavljevic, R. Fesen, and J. Parrent (Dartmouth College)
on 22 Jun 2009; 6:35 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Nova, Supernova

Inspection of CCD spectra (range 420-790 nm), obtained on June 20.7 UT with the 2.4-m Hiltner telescope (+ CCDS) at MDM Observatory, shows that CSS090615:211849-055711 (ATel #2087) is a normal type-Ia supernova. Comparison with a library of supernova spectra using the "SuperNova Identification" code (SNID; Blondin and Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) provides a good match with the normal type-Ia SN 1995E at maximum light.

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