Discovery certificate for object 2016bse
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1953 [ 2016TNSTR.311....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-25 05:43:00
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: AT 2016bse
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:20:34.260 (140.14275) DEC = +50:41:48.40 (50.696778)
Discovery date: 2016-04-22 15:36:00.000 (JD=2457501.15)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J092034.44+504148.7

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 2" west and 1" south of the center of SDSS J092034.44+504148.7.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-22 15:36:00.000
Flux: 18.3 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: