Classification certificate for object 2016cqj
TNS Classification Report No. 250 [ 2016TNSCR.411....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-08 18:23:24
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh

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

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.022

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 119), we find a good fit to the Type II SN 1999em at maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.022; SDSS DR1, via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-06-08 13:42:12
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

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