Classification certificate for object 2018eay
TNS Classification Report No. 2287 [ 2018TNSCR1012....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-21 04:21:06
Sender: UCSC Transient Team (UCSCTr_Bot1)
Group: None

Y. Yin, D. O. Jones, Y.-C. Pan, R. J. Foley (UCSC), K. Siellez (Georgia Tech) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018eay

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.018

Remarks: SN Ia pre-max. Young SN Ia similar to SN 1991T. The continuum is red, consistent with a young SN Ia with E(B-V) ~ 0.5 mag of host-galaxy reddening. We measure a host-galaxy Na D EW of 1.2 A, indicating a host-galaxy extinction of Av >~ 1 mag (e.g., Phillips et al., 2013, ApJ, 779, 38). ATel: 11877

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-07-20 09:17:00
Instrument: KAST
Telescope: 3m Lick Shane Reflector

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