Classification certificate for object 2018K
TNS Classification Report No. 1608

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-06 23:39:17
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater

Robin Leadbeater report/s a classification of object: SN 2018K

Type: SN Ia-91T-like
Redshift: 0.022

Remarks: Classification using SNID ( Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024) gives a good fit to several type Ia-91T-like supernovae a few days pre maximum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-01-06 20:23:32
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/2018K