Classification certificate for object 2017ekr
TNS Classification Report No. 1034

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-04 08:11:23
Sender: Ms. Danfeng Xiang

D. Xiang, L. Rui, X. Wang(THU), Y. Yang(HNU), S. Liu(NAOC), T. Zhang(NAOC), J. Zhang(YNAO) report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ekr

Type: SN Ia

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-06-03 18:17:16
Instrument: Cassegrain
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Remarks: A spectrum taken on UT Jun. 03.76 2017 indicates that this transient is consistent with a type Ia supernova near maximum light, with redshift of 0.012 by SNID.The flux calibration may be inaccurate since a flux standard star on another observation night near the OT position is used.

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