Classification certificate for object 2018cni
TNS Classification Report No. 2147 [ 2018TNSCR.846....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-18 10:32:35
Sender: Dr. Jujia Zhang
Group: PTSS

J. Zhang (YNAO), H. Tan(CCU), W. Li(THU), B. Li (PMO),Z. Li(THU), X. Wang(THU), Z. Xu, H. Zhao(PMO) and L. Wang (PMO/TAMU) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018cni

Type: SN Ia-pec
Redshift: 0.032

Remarks: The spectrum shows that is a peculiar type Ia supernova at about a few days before the maximum light. Cross-correlation with a library of supernova spectra using the "Supernova Identification" code (SNID; Blondin and Tonry 2007, Ap.J. 666, 1024) shows that it matches with SN 2005hk at t = - 3 days.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-06-17 16:35:19
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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