Classification certificate for object 2017gah
TNS Classification Report No. 1106 [ 2017TNSCR.865....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-13 23:57:50
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0089

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190) and SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find good fits to several normal Type Ia supernovae before or near maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.0089; Lauberts & Valentijn 1989, "The Surface Photometry Catalogue of the ESO-Uppsala Galaxies" via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-08-13 13:32:04
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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