Discovery certificate for object 2016bsc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1951 [ 2016TNSTR.311....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-25 05:29:58
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Wenxiong Li (THU), Zesheng Yang(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU) on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016bsc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:59:52.220 (134.967583) DEC = +49:46:15.90 (49.771083)
Discovery date: 2016-04-22 14:27:06.000 (JD=2457501.1021528)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0856+499
Host redshift: 0.05

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 6" east and 5" north of the center of NGC 4083.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-22 14:27:06.000
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: