Classification certificate for object 2018ka
TNS Classification Report No. 1674

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-26 04:35:25
Sender: UCSC Transient Team (UCSCTr_Bot1)

G. Dimitriadis, D. A Coulter, Y.-C. Pan, R. J. Foley (UCSC) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018ka

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.032

Remarks: SN Ia at +1 day. We measure an Si II 6355 velocity of -12,900 km/s. The SN is heavily reddened and we detect Na D lines with EW = 4.0 A at the host-galaxy redshift. ATel 11230

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-01-24 06:24:38
Instrument: KAST
Telescope: 3m Lick Shane Reflector

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