Discovery certificate for object 2016ccp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2230 [ 2016TNSTR.338....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-08 15:33:18
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

L Hu, M Hu, T Sun, L Wang(PMO), B Ma, Y Hu, Q Liu, Z Shang (NAOC), X Li, S Yang, X Yuan, X Cui (NIAOT), W Li, Z Yang,X Wang, C Tao (THU), H Zhou(PRIC), A Michael (UNSW) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ccp
Discoverer internal name: ATS-16A
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:02:39.900 (15.66625) DEC = -49:39:25.10 (-49.656972)
Discovery date: 2016-05-06 18:57:36.000 (JD=2457515.29)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J01024098-4939411
Host redshift: 0.0304

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.5-m schmidt telescope at Dome A, Antarctica during the Antarctic Transient Survey (ATS). The transient is located 16.3" west and 15.7" north of the center of 2MASX J01024098-4939411.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-06 18:57:36.000
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: The observation was made with the 0.5m schmidt telescope at Dome A, Antarctica.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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