Classification certificate for object 2017cal
TNS Classification Report No. 840 [ 2017TNSCR.298....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-10 03:31:20
Sender: Ms. Danfeng Xiang
Group: None

D. Xiang, L. Rui, X. Wang(THU), J. Jia(NAOC), B. Zhang(NAOC), T. Zhang(NAOC), J. Zhang(YNAO) report/s a classification of object: SN 2017cal

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.02

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-03-09 20:53:21
Instrument: Cassegrain
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Remarks: A spectrum taken on UT Mar. 09.89 2017 indicates that this transient is consistent with a type Ia supernova about 5 days after maximum light.

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