Classification certificate for object 2016blg
TNS Classification Report No. 177 [ 2016TNSCR.264....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 00:55:14
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: PTSS

J-J. Zhang, X.-M. Zheng (YNAO), L-M Rui, X.-F. Wang, W.-X. Li, Z.-S. Yang (THU), Z.-J. Xu, B. Li, H.-B. Zhao, L.-F. Wang (PMO) report/s a classification of object: SN 2016blg

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.07

Remarks: A spectrum taken on Apr. 04.70 2016 with the Lijiang 2.4-m telescope shows that this transient is a type Ia supernova a few days before the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-04-04 16:47:59
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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