Classification certificate for object 2016bfc
TNS Classification Report No. 161

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-19 20:30:05
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.05

Remarks: Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fits to several normal Type Ia supernovae a few days before maximum light at redshifts around z=0.05.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-03-19 13:17:06
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/2016bfc