Classification certificate for object 2016W
TNS Classification Report No. 44 [ 2016TNSCR..49....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-22 16:57:11
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: None

Jujia Zhang, Xiaofeng Wang report/s a classification of object: SN 2016W

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0192

Remarks: We classified this object as a type Ia supernova similar to SN 2002aw at around the maximum light. Removing the host-galaxy redshift, we measure the SiII velocity as 11800 km/s.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-01-22 13:03:03
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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