Classification certificate for object 2018btr
TNS Classification Report No. 2045 [ 2018TNSCR.679....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-20 22:55:14
Sender: Daichi Hiramatsu
Group: Global SN Project

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.031275

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1994D 8 days before maximum light at the redshift of proposed host galaxy (z=0.031; Huchra et al. 2012, ApJS, 199, 26 via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-05-20 09:03:17
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018btr