Classification certificate for object 2016gxp
TNS Classification Report No. 502 [ 2016TNSCR.793....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 13:46:24
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater

Robin Leadbeater report/s a classification of object: SN 2016gxp

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.0186

Remarks: Classification using SNID ( Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024) from a noisy, low resolution (R~150) spectrum gives a low confidence fit to a type 1a supernova pre maximum. Further observations are encouraged

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-10-12 23:21:07
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: R~150 SNR~15 spectrum obtained using modified ALPY spectrograph at Three Hills Observatory as described here http://www.threehillsobservatory.co.uk/astro/spectroscopy_20.htm

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