Classification certificate for object 2019ktb
TNS Classification Report No. 4609 [ 2019TNSCR1214....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-18 13:50:43
Sender: Dr. Simon Prentice
Group: TCD

S. J. Prentice, K. Maguire, K. Skillen, M. R. Magee (TCD), P. Clark (QUB) report/s a classification of object: SN 2019ktb

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.112

Remarks: Broad emission consistent with H alpha at the redshift of the host. The spectrum is quite blue however and with a >20 day rise time ( it may be something a bit more unusual. Mg ~ -20 mag.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2019-07-14 21:27:24
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

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