Discovery certificate for object 2016ayh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1419 [ 2016TNSTR.200....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 16:09:34
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Wenxiong Li (THU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ayh
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16kg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:41:57.140 (115.488083) DEC = +17:06:53.36 (17.114822)
Discovery date: 2016-03-10 11:24:22.000 (JD=2457457.9752546)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J074157.12+170654.1

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-10 11:24:22.000
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Xuyi 1.04 m Schmit telescope of Purple Mountain Observatory, China

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: