Classification certificate for object 2018aki
TNS Classification Report No. 1793 [ 2018TNSCR.387....1O ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-23 09:49:19
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

P. Ochner, S. Benetti, L. Tomasella, E. Cappellaro, M. Turatto (INAF-OAPd) and K. Z. Stanek (Ohio State) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018aki

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.030211

Remarks: The noisy spectrum of ASASSN-18fw is consistent with those of Type Ia SN 2003kf about one week before maximum light. The velocity of the ejecta, as measured from SiII 635.5 nm, is around 12500 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-03-18 18:59:00
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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