Classification certificate for object 2017fro
TNS Classification Report No. 1155 [ 2017TNSCR.911....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-24 17:06:04
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Group: Global SN Project

I. Arcavi, C. McCully, G. Hosseinzadeh, D. A. Howell (Las Cumbres Obs./UCSB), S. Valenti (UC Davis), B. Trakhtenbrot (ETH) report/s a classification of object: AT 2017fro

Type: AGN
Redshift: 0.164

Remarks: The spectrum displays a blue continuum with strong ~1300 km/s wide Balmer lines at a redshift of 0.164. SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024) also finds an excellent fit to an AGN at that redshift.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-08-19 08:57:19
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

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