Discovery certificate for object 2016ban
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1479 [ 2016TNSTR.205....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-12 02:04:19
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ban
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16pz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:39:15.400 (114.814167) DEC = +16:48:18.98 (16.805272)
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 11:32:36.000 (JD=2457458.9809722)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J073914.58+164823.8

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: 2016-03-11 11:32:36.000
Flux: 17.9 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: