Classification certificate for object 2018tz
TNS Classification Report No. 1728 [ 2018TNSCR.232....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-16 09:21:10
Sender: Dr. Lina Tomasella
Group: Padova-Asiago

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.047

Remarks: Good matches are found with normal Type Ia SNe / 91T-like about few days before maximum light. From the shallow Si II 635.5 nm absorption an expansion velocity of ~10800 km/s is derived.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-02-14 21:42:10
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

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