Classification certificate for object 2017cxy
TNS Classification Report No. 898 [ 2017TNSCR.434....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-14 19:44:00
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.02

Remarks: Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 2002de 2 days after maximum light at a redshift of z=0.021, which is consistent with that of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.020; di Nella et al. 1996, A&AS, 118, 311 via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-04-14 17:51:02
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: