Discovery certificate for object 2016bla
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1756 [ 2016TNSTR.244....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-29 06:42:12
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016bla
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16bwt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:45:26.940 (116.36225) DEC = +29:53:27.53 (29.890981)
Discovery date: 2016-03-01 13:47:11 (JD=2457449.0744329)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J074526.98+295326.4

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: 2016-03-01 13:47:11
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016bla