Classification certificate for object 2016bly
TNS Classification Report No. 187 [ 2016TNSCR.284....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-11 05:46:51
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: PTSS

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

Type: SN IIn
Redshift: 0.019

Remarks: A spectrum taken on April 10. 77 2016 with the Lijiang 2.4-m telescope shows that this transient is likely a type IIn supernova, with prominent narrow Ha emission and Ca II near-infrared absorption.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-04-10 18:28:48
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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