Classification certificate for object 2016gqb
TNS Classification Report No. 472 [ 2016TNSCR.753....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 18:01:31
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.03

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1989B 8 days after maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.030; Jones et al. 2009, "The 6dF Galaxy Survey Data Release 3," via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-10-01 16:57:49
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

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