Classification certificate for object 2018aoz
TNS Classification Report No. 1823 [ 2018TNSCR.433....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-02 18:00:08
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

G. Hosseinzadeh, S. Valenti, D. Sand, S. Wyatt, K. A. Bostroem, D. E. Reichart, J. B. Haislip, V. Kouprianov report/s a classification of object: SN 2018aoz

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0058

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1999ac 15 days before maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.0058; Kaldare, Colless, Raychaudhury, & Peterson 2003, MNRAS, 339, 652 via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-04-02 09:25:18
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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