Classification certificate for object 2018kss
TNS Classification Report No. 3355 [ 2019TNSCR..28....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 05:48:48
Sender: UCSC Transient Team (UCSCTr_Bot1)
Group: None

R. J. Foley (UCSC) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018kss

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.021

Remarks: SN Ia at max. There is strong host-galaxy Na D absorption; we measure a Na D EW of 3.3 A. We measure a Si II 6355 velocity of -11,600 km/s. ATel: 12351

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-01-03 05:16:43
Instrument: KAST
Telescope: 3m Lick Shane Reflector

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