Classification certificate for object 2017gkp
TNS Classification Report No. 1416 [ 2017TNSCR1259....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-14 05:21:05
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

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

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.0075

Remarks: Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fit to the low-luminosity Type IIP SN 2008in two months after maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.0075; Bottinelli et al. 1993, A&AS, 102, 57).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-11-13 16:20:16
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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