Discovery certificate for object 2016cuv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2716 [ 2016TNSTR.419....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-12 15:56:47
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016cuv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:19:14.740 (244.811417) DEC = +40:25:14.10 (40.420583)
Discovery date: 2016-06-10 14:32:57.000 (JD=2457550.1062153)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J161914.64+402512.8

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 1" east and 1" north of the center of SDSS J161914.64+402512.8


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-10 14:32:57.000
Flux: 18.5 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: