Discovery certificate for object 2016cce
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2215 [ 2016TNSTR.327....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-30 01:32:46
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016cce
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16dzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:27.200 (203.363333) DEC = +05:28:57.82 (5.482728)
Discovery date: 2016-04-29 16:03:46.000 (JD=2457508.1692824)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J133327.15+052857.2
Host redshift: 0.022

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 12" west and 9" north of the center of SDSS J133327.15+052857.2.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-29 16:03:46.000
Flux: 18.4 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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