Classification certificate for object 2018dsv
TNS Classification Report No. 2297 [ 2018TNSCR1027....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-24 22:01:37
Sender: Mr. Dave Balam
Group: DAO_OTS

Dave Balam (DAO), E, Hsiao (FSU) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018dsv

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.04

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-07-24 07:26:00
Instrument: Plaskett
Telescope: Dominion AStrophysical Observatory

Remarks: presumed host is SDSS J171113.18+383531.0 with photo-Z = 0.039. The spectrum is best fit by the template of SN 1998aq at phase T = -8 days. The solution, via superfit, yields a redshift of z=0.04

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