Classification certificate for object 2016jca
TNS Classification Report No. 674 [ 2016TNSCR1094....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-28 15:54:57
Sender: Dr. Elena Pian
Group: None

Elena Pian, Eliana Palazzi, Dan Perley report/s a classification of object: SN 2016jca

Type: SN Ic-BL
Redshift: 0.1475

Remarks: The spectrum is similar to that of broad-lined Ic SN1998bw, associated with GRB980425, at 8 rest-frame days after explosion.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-12-25 03:00:00
Instrument: FORS2
Telescope: The Very Large Telescope - UT1

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