Classification certificate for object 2018fbj
TNS Classification Report No. 2541 [ 2018TNSCR1209....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-18 10:31:37
Sender: Mr. Michael Tucker
Group: SCAT

Michael A. Tucker, Benjamin J. Shappee (IfA, UH Manoa) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018fbj

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.099

Remarks: SN Ia ~ a week before maximum light (SNID: phase = -9.1 +/- 2.5, redshift = 0.099 +/- 0.006). First ATLAS detection 5 days before spectrum, ~ 2 weeks before maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-08-17 20:57:24
Instrument: SNIFS
Telescope: UH 88inch

Remarks: Reduced with a summit quick-reduction pipeline

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