Classification certificate for object 2017hpn
TNS Classification Report No. 1365

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-27 13:22:50
Sender: Mr. Robin Leadbeater

Robin Leadbeater report/s a classification of object: SN 2017hpn

Type: SN IIP
Redshift: 0.025

Remarks: Low resolution (R~150) spectrum shows a blue continuum and P Cyg profile Balmer lines at approximately the host redshift. Classification using SNID ( Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024) and GELATO https://gelato.tng.iac.es/ give matches to a type IIP supernova near maximum

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-10-27 02:29:45
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: R~150 spectrum obtained using modified ALPY spectrograph at Three Hills Observatory as described here http://www.threehillsobservatory.co.uk/astro/spectroscopy_20.htm

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