Classification certificate for object 2016cyi
TNS Classification Report No. 313 [ 2016TNSCR.528....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-06 12:35:52
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: PTSS

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

Type: AGN
Redshift: 0.043

Remarks: The spectrum taken on Aug. 02.7 with the Xinglong 2.16-m telescope of NAOC shows that this transient is consistent with an AGN at a redshift of 0.043.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-08-02 16:47:59
Instrument: Phot-spec
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

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