Classification certificate for object 2016bey
TNS Classification Report No. 160

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-19 20:30:03
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 2016bey

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.073

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 119), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1994D 5 days before maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.073; SDSS DR4, via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-03-19 11:49:11
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/2016bey