Classification certificate for object 2018hjx
TNS Classification Report No. 2901 [ 2018TNSCR1595....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-17 04:26:43
Sender: Dr. Simon Prentice
Group: None

S. J. Prentice (QUB) report/s a classification of object: SN 2018hjx

Type: SN Ib/c
Redshift: 0.0199

Remarks: The spectrum was compared with the templates of SNID (Blondin and Tonry 2007, Ap.J. 666, 1024), the best matches are to pre-max SNe Ib/c. Gelato (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383) favours SNe Ib but tends to SNe Ic with increased reddening.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2018-10-16 03:25:53
Instrument: SPRAT
Telescope: Liverpool Telescope

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