Discovery certificate for object 2016bcz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1544 [ 2016TNSTR.217....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-14 17:40:17
Sender: Mr. Hubiao Niu
Reporting Group: XTSS     Discovery Data Source: XTSS

Hubiao Niu(XAO),Shuguo Ma(XAO),Xiaofeng Wang, Wenxiong Li (THU),Ali Esamdin, Lu Ma,Jinzhong Liu(XAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016bcz
Discoverer internal name: XTSS-16C
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:34:10.500 (173.54375) DEC = +55:34:40.50 (55.577917)
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 16:18:13.000 (JD=2457451.1793171)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J113409.59+553437.0

Remarks: This supernova candidate was discovered during the XAO (Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory) and THU (Tsinghua University) Supernova Survey (XTSS), using the Nanshan 1.0-m telescope of XAO, China.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 16:18:13.000
Flux: 18.1 Other
Filter: B-Johnson
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-03-19 17:55:17
Limiting flux: 20 Other
Filter: B-Johnson
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: