Classification certificate for object 2016cml
TNS Classification Report No. 248 [ 2016TNSCR.401....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-03 01:26:03
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, D. Andrew Howell, I. Arcavi, C. McCully, S. Valenti report/s a classification of object: AT 2016cml

Type: Varstar

Remarks: The spectrum shows TiO and VO molecular lines, consistent with the spectra of Mira variable stars (e.g., Castelaz et al. 2000, AJ, 120, 2627). We also note that the transient is 0.71 arcseconds from the position of the star IRAS 17130-2859, at +05.3113 degrees galactic latitude (Ishihara et al. 2010, A&A, 514, A1, via Simbad).

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-06-02 11:29:05
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

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