Classification certificate for object 2016cyx
TNS Classification Report No. 606 [ 2016TNSCR1001....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 13:41:25
Sender: Jose Prieto
Group: ASAS-SN

E. Falco, M. Calkins, P. Challis, R. Kirshner, J. L. Prieto, K. Z. Stanek report/s a classification of object: SN 2016cyx

Type: SN II

Remarks: An optical spectrum (range 350-760nm) of the supernova candidate ASASSN-16gy/AT2016cyx was obtained on UT 2016 July 8.5 with the F. L. Whipple Observatory 1.5-m telescope (+ FAST). The spectrum of ASASSN-16gy shows a blue continuum and broad H Balmer lines in emission, consistent with a young Type II SN.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-07-08 11:27:04
Instrument: FAST
Telescope: FLWO 1.5m Tillinghast

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