Classification certificate for object 2017bif
TNS Classification Report No. 823 [ 2017TNSCR.259....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-27 20:11:59
Sender: Jose Prieto
Group: ASAS-SN

J. L. Prieto, B. J. Shappee report/s a classification of object: SN 2017bif

Type: SN II

Remarks: We obtained an optical spectrum of AT2017bif/Gaia17alp on UT 2017 Feb. 25.3 with WFCCD mounted on the du Pont 2.4m telescope at Las Campanas Observatory. The spectrum of AT2017bif shows Balmer and Fe II P-Cygni profiles characteristic of a normal Type II, likely in the plateau phase.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-02-25 07:43:42
Instrument: WFCCD
Telescope: Las Campanas Observatory du Pont telescope

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