Classification certificate for object 2016bll
TNS Classification Report No. 178 [ 2016TNSCR.265....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 02:17:51
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: PTSS

L. Rui, X. Wang, W. Li, Z. Yang (THU), B. Li, H. Zhao, L. Wang (PMO), Z. Xu, J. Zhang (YNAO), T. Zhang (NAOC) report/s a classification of object: SN 2016bll

Type: SN Ib
Redshift: 0.01914

Remarks: A spectrum taken on Apr. 04.66 2016 with the Xinglong 2.16-m telescope shows that this transient is a type Ib supernova around the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-04-04 15:50:24
Instrument: Phot-spec
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Remarks: The strong, narrow emission lines likely from the host galaxy are removed from the supernova spectrum.

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