Classification certificate for object 2016bam
TNS Classification Report No. 149 [ 2016TNSCR.213....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-13 00:04:39
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

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

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.014

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 119), we find a good fit to the Type II SN 1999em at maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.014; SDSS DR1 via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-03-12 06:32:12
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/2016bam