Classification certificate for object 2018ts
TNS Classification Report No. 1734 [ 2018TNSCR.230....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-16 22:21:11
Sender: ePESSTO (ePESSTO_Bot1)
Group: ePESSTO

J. Palmerio, K. Smith, E. Kankare, O. Yaron, N. Knezevic on behalf of ePESSTO report/s a classification of object: AT 2018ts

Type: Other
Redshift: 0.026

Remarks: The spectrum shows ~3600 km/s Balmer emission lines which likely arise from an AGN host. However, a circum-nuclear Type II supernova or a TDE are not fully excluded.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-02-16 08:27:25
Instrument: EFOSC2-NTT
Telescope: The ESO New Technology Telescope

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