Classification certificate for object 2017ixg
TNS Classification Report No. 1521 [ 2017TNSCR1416....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-15 22:11:48
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater
Group: None

Robin Leadbeater report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ixg

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.023

Remarks: Classification using SNID ( Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024) gives a good fit to a type Ia supernova pre maximum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-12-15 19:00:27
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: R~150 spectrum obtained using modified ALPY spectrograph at Three Hills Observatory as described here http://www.threehillsobservatory.co.uk/astro/spectroscopy_20.htm

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