Classification certificate for object 2018if
TNS Classification Report No. 1668 [ 2018TNSCR.104....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-22 08:37:03
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: TNTS

Jujia Zhang, Kaixin Lu (YNAO), Xiaofeng Wang (THU) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018if

Type: SN Ic-BL
Redshift: 0.031

Remarks: A spectrum taken on Jan. 20.7 with the Lijiang 2.4-m telescope indicates that this transient is a broad-lined type Ic supernovae at a few days before the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-01-20 17:02:24
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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