Classification certificate for object 2017fav
TNS Classification Report No. 1081 [ 2017TNSCR.745....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-07 17:11:16
Sender: Dr. Yen-Chen Pan
Group: None

Yen-Chen Pan report/s a classification of object: SN 2017fav

Type: SN IIn
Redshift: 0.046

Remarks: We classify the object as a SN IIn, but with relatively strong He I lines. This is reminiscent of 'transitional' SNe Ibn (e.g., Pastorello et al., 2008, MNRAS, 389, 131).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-07-03 06:27:43
Instrument: KAST
Telescope: 3m Lick Shane Reflector

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