Discovery certificate for object 2016bao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1481 [ 2016TNSTR.205....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-12 07:17:14
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: 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 2016bao
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:16:06.530 (169.027208) DEC = +03:39:01.60 (3.650444)
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 15:59:32 (JD=2457459.1663426)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J111606.46+033857.3

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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-11 15:59:32
Flux: 19.2 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016bao