Classification certificate for object 2017hig
TNS Classification Report No. 1432 [ 2017TNSCR1274....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-18 07:21:22
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Group: LOSS

WeiKang Zheng, Thomas de Jaeger, Thomas G. Brink, Alexei. V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s a classification of object: SN 2017hig

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.045

Remarks: The spectrum matches those of several normal Type Ia SNe a few days before maximum light. Adopting a redshift z = 0.045 from the assumed host galaxy 2MASX J10331713+1624254, the expansion velocity measured from the minimum of the Si II 635.5 nm line is ~14,100 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-10-14 15:38:52
Instrument: DEIMOS
Telescope: Keck II 10m

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