Classification certificate for object 2016jft
TNS Classification Report No. 684 [ 2017TNSCR..11....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-02 04:26:15
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Group: None

D. Xiang, L. Rui, X. Wang (THU), J. Zhang, X. Yu (YNAO), F. Xiao, Z. Fan, T. Zhang (NAOC) report/s a classification of object: SN 2016jft

Type: SN IIP
Redshift: 0.017

Remarks: A spectrum taken on Dec. 31.74 2016 with the Xinglong 2.16-m telescope of NAOC indicates that this transient is likely a young type II supernova with a very blue continuum, and this classification is confirmed by a spectrum taken on Jan. 01.74 with the Lijiang 2.4-m telescope of YNAO.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-12-31 17:45:36
Instrument: Phot-spec
Telescope: 2.16m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

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