Classification certificate for object 2018kyi
TNS Classification Report No. 3322 [ 2018TNSCR2004....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 08:01:58
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

Benetti, Tomasella, Cappellaro, Turatto report/s a classification of object: SN 2018kyi

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0214

Remarks: Spectrum very similar to that of SN 1994D about 9 days before B maximum. The expansion velocity deduced from the SiII 635.5nm minimum is about 11100 km/s. The redshift has been deduced from the SN spectral fitting.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-12-28 21:46:04
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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