Classification certificate for object 2016ieq
TNS Classification Report No. 633 [ 2016TNSCR1023....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 15:19:14
Sender: Mr. Tuomas Kangas
Group: None

Tuomas Kangas report/s a classification of object: SN 2016ieq

Type: SN IIn
Redshift: 0.066

Remarks: Emission lines of the Balmer series, composed of a narrow (unresolved) peak and a broader (~2500 km/s) base component are superimposed onto a blue continuum, consistent with a (young) type IIn SN. A weak He I 5876 Å line is also visible. The redshift is from the H-alpha line. At this redshift, the discovery magnitude corresponds to an absolute magnitude of -19.4.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-11-14 10:19:12
Instrument: ALFOSC
Telescope: Nordic Optical Telescope

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