Classification certificate for object 2018rv
TNS Classification Report No. 1718 [ 2018TNSCR.204....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-12 10:09:54
Sender: Ms. Danfeng Xiang
Group: None

H. Lin, D. Xiang, L. Rui, X. Wang(THU), F. Xiao(NAOC), H. Wang(NAOC), T. Zhang(NAOC), J. Zhang(YNAO) report/s a classification of object: AT 2018rv

Type: Nova

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-02-11 16:36:37
Instrument: Cassegrain
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Remarks: The spectrum taken on UT Feb. 11.69 indicates that this transient has blue spectrum and has balmer series lines of hydrogen with a velocity of about 3000km/s. The spectrum is consistent with a nova or CV.

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