Classification certificate for object 2017gkt
TNS Classification Report No. 1193 [ 2017TNSCR.971....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-05 16:07:51
Sender: Dr. David Bersier
Group: ASAS-SN

David Bersier report/s a classification of object: SN 2017gkt

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.03

Remarks: Comparison with a library of spectra with SNID finds numerous matches with type Ia spectra 8-10 past maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-09-04 23:05:38
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

Remarks: Fairly red spectrum although some of this may be caused by contamination from the host galaxy

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