Classification certificate for object 2016gou
TNS Classification Report No. 444 [ 2016TNSCR.721....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 17:13:19
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Curtis McCully, Stefano Valenti report/s a classification of object: SN 2016gou

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.016

Remarks: Using Superfit (Howell et al. 2005, ApJ, 634, 1190), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1994D 8 days before maximum light at redshift z=0.016.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-09-25 07:36:58
Instrument: FLOYDS-N
Telescope: Faulkes Telescope North

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