Classification certificate for object 2017gxq
TNS Classification Report No. 1257 [ 2017TNSCR1052....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 21:03:29
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater
Group: None

Robin Leadbeater report/s a classification of object: SN 2017gxq

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0084

Remarks: Using GELATO gives a good match to a type 1a supernova 3 days before maximum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-09-30 19:29:16
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: R~150 spectrum obtained using modified ALPY spectrograph at Three Hills Observatory as described here

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