Classification certificate for object 2018tq
TNS Classification Report No. 1730 [ 2018TNSCR.232....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-16 09:37:14
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

Lina Tomasella report/s a classification of object: SN 2018tq

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.028

Remarks: A good match is found with Type Ia SNe one week before maximum light. The velocity of the ejecta, as measured from SiII 635.5 nm, absorption is ~13200 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-02-14 23:54:00
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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