Classification certificate for object 2015bi
TNS Classification Report No. 5 [ 2016TNSCR..13....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-11 09:21:29
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: None

Liming Rui, Xiaofeng Wang, Fang Huang (Tsinghua University), Tiameng Zhang, Meng Zhai (NAOC) report/s a classification of object: SN 2015bi

Type: SN IIb
Redshift: 0.016

Remarks: Cross-correlation with a library of supernova spectra using the spectral comparison tool Gelato (Harutyunyan et al., 2008, A&A, 488, 383) shows that the spectrum matches with a few type IIb supernovae within 1-2 weeks from the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-01-08 19:52:41
Instrument: BFOSC
Telescope: XingLong telescope

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