Classification certificate for object 2018ard
TNS Classification Report No. 1854 [ 2018TNSCR.485....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 17:57:36
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Iair Arcavi, Jamison Burke, Daichi Hiramatsu, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: SN 2018ard

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.05

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190) and SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find good fits to several normal Type Ia supernovae in the week after maximum light at redshifts around z=0.05.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-04-12 14:53:18
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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