Classification certificate for object 2017ahn
TNS Classification Report No. 783 [ 2017TNSCR.169....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-08 19:59:50
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: LCOGT SN-KP

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Stefano Valenti, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, David Sand, Leonardo Tartaglia report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ahn

Type: SN II
Redshift: 0.009

Remarks: The spectrum is low signal-to-noise but shows a blue continuum with H-alpha and H-beta emission, possibly including a broad component, at the redshift of the host galaxy (z=0.009; HIPASS Catalog via NED). We therefore tentatively classify it as a Type II supernova.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-02-08 16:20:39
Instrument: FLOYDS-S
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope South

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ahn