Classification certificate for object 2016aiq
TNS Classification Report No. 111 [ 2016TNSCR.131....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-18 19:21:16
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: AT 2016aiq

Type: Varstar

Remarks: The spectrum shows a blue continuum with Balmer absorption at redshift z=0. We therefore classify the object as a variable star.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-02-18 06:51:48
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016aiq