Classification certificate for object 2018cvn
TNS Classification Report No. 2239 [ 2018TNSCR.926....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-04 22:51:40
Sender: Dr. Regis Cartier
Group: None

R. Cartier (CTIO), C. Corco (CTIO), C. Inserra (Southampton), E. Kankare (QUB), K. Maguire (QUB), S. J. Smartt (QUB), O. Yaron ( report/s a classification of object: SN 2018cvn

Type: SN IIn
Redshift: 0.019

Remarks: Redshift obtained from host galaxy emission lines. Best match to SN1998S at -13 d. The spectrum shows very blue continuum, weak broad Balmer lines and strong blended C III and N III lines at ~465 nm.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-06-29 09:28:35
Instrument: Goodman
Telescope: Southern Astrophysical Research Telescope

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