Classification certificate for object 2019akq
TNS Classification Report No. 3540 [ 2019TNSCR.268....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-23 23:00:34
Sender: Mr. Claudio Balcon
Group: None

Claudio Balcon report/s a classification of object: SN 2019akq

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.017459

Remarks: Using GELATO (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383) I find good fits to several Type Ia supernovae at the redshift of the host galaxy (z=0.017459; value from NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-02-23 18:30:03
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: I obtained the low-resolution spectrum R~100 of AT2019akq using the FOSC-E spectrograph attached to a 0.2m telescope, in the course of Italian Supernovae Search Project.

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019akq