Discovery certificate for object 2016cvi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2729 [ 2016TNSTR.423....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-13 06:18:23
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: 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: AT 2016cvi
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16hwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:07.290 (314.780375) DEC = +11:08:51.30 (11.147583)
Discovery date: 2016-06-12 19:32:18 (JD=2457552.3140972)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 425-028
Host redshift: 0.031

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 9" east and 5” north of the center of CGCG 425-028


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-12 19:32:18
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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