Classification certificate for object 2016blp
TNS Classification Report No. 203 [ 2016TNSCR.303....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-18 17:59:38
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

G. Hosseinzadeh, N. Ellman, C. McCully, I. Arcavi, D. A. Howell, S. Valenti, C. Baltay, D. Rabinowitz report/s a classification of object: SN 2016blp

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0605

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-04-13 08:53:20
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

Remarks: Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1994ae 6 days after maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.060; SDSS DR5, via NED).

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016blp