Classification certificate for object 2016fbk
TNS Classification Report No. 343 [ 2016TNSCR.572....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-18 00:41:49
Sender: Dr. Jujia Zhang
Group: None

Jujia Zhang, Yuxin Xin (YNAO), Xiaofeng Wang (Tsinghua University) report/s a classification of object: SN 2016fbk

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.035865

Remarks: The spectrum is consistent with type Ia supernova SN 2008Q at about one week before the maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-08-17 20:38:24
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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