Classification certificate for object 2017ayk
TNS Classification Report No. 815 [ 2017TNSCR.253....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-26 06:12:39
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ayk

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.034

Remarks: Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1995E 4 days after maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.034; SDSS DR6, via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-02-25 12:16:01
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ayk