Classification certificate for object 2017ivu
TNS Classification Report No. 1554 [ 2017TNSCR1458....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-22 10:32:37
Sender: Dr. Miho Kawabata
Group: None

Miho Kawabata report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ivu

Type: SN IIP
Redshift: 0.0065

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-12-21 19:12:00
Instrument: HOWPol
Telescope: KANATA 1.5-m Optical and Near-Infrared telescope

Remarks: The spectrum shows a prominent P Cyg profile of H-alpha line, of which the absorption component has a line velocity of ~11,000 km/s, suggesting that this is type IIP supernova at a few weeks after the explosion.

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