Classification certificate for object 2018aii
TNS Classification Report No. 1797 [ 2018TNSCR.401....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-26 13:21:41
Sender: ePESSTO (ePESSTO_Bot1)
Group: ePESSTO

Christian Vogl, Andreas Flörs, Stefan Taubenberger, Stefano Benetti, O. Yaron, N. Knezevic on behalf of ePESSTO report/s a classification of object: SN 2018aii

Type: SN I
Redshift: 0.0792

Remarks: The spectrum resembles that of the Type Ic SN 2004aw (Taubenberger et al. 2006) at the light curve peak, but also shares some similarity with the spectra of 1991T-like SNe slightly before the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-03-25 05:32:37
Instrument: EFOSC2-NTT
Telescope: The ESO New Technology Telescope

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: