Classification certificate for object 2018bio
TNS Classification Report No. 2204 [ 2018TNSCR.896....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-27 22:05:57
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Group: LOSS

Weikang Zheng, Thomas Brink, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018bio

Type: SN Ia

Remarks: SNID (Blondin & Tonry, 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) matches several SN Ia around maximum light. Using the host redshift z=0.04825, we measure a Si II 6355 velocity of -11,200 +/- 300 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-05-21 07:45:07
Instrument: KAST
Telescope: 3m Lick Shane Reflector

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