Classification certificate for object 2016ins
TNS Classification Report No. 588 [ 2016TNSCR.971....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 12:50:45
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater
Group: None

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

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.024

Remarks: Classification using SNID ( Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024) gives a best fit to a type 1a supernova 6 days pre maximum.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-11-28 23:45:36
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: R~150 spectrum obtained using modified ALPY spectrograph at Three Hills Observatory as described here

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