Discovery certificate for object 2016cde
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2251 [ 2016TNSTR.359....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-17 01:05:35
Sender: Dr. Tianmeng Zhang
Source Group: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016cde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:12:26.020 (198.108417) DEC = +28:32:16.20 (28.537833)
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 13:10:08 (JD=2457524.0487037)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 160-161
Host redshift: 0.021218


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 13:10:08
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-07 14:09:36
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope


Archival info: DSS

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