Classification certificate for object 2017bke
TNS Classification Report No. 814 [ 2017TNSCR.255....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-26 01:24:20
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: PTSS

J. Zhang, X. Zhang (YNAO), X. Wang, W. Li (THU), B. Li , Z. Xu (PMO), H. Tan (CCU), H. Zhao, L. Wang (PMO), L. Rui (THU) report/s a classification of object: SN 2017bke

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.047

Remarks: A spectrum taken on Feb. 25.7 with the Lijiang 2.4-m telescope indicates that this transient is a type Ia supernova at about one week before maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-02-25 16:47:59
Instrument: YFOSC
Telescope: Lijiang 2.4m telescope - Yunnan Obsvervatories

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