Classification certificate for object 2017bgp
TNS Classification Report No. 807 [ 2017TNSCR.241....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 01:10:30
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: SN 2017bgp

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.047

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190), we find good fits to several normal Type Ia supernovae in the week before maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.047; SDSS DR4, via NED).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-02-23 09:18:36
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

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