Discovery certificate for object 2016cvv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2744 [ 2016TNSTR.429....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-18 13:34:35
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 2016cvv
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ijc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:20:28.850 (290.120208) DEC = +54:12:30.66 (54.208517)
Discovery date: 2016-06-16 17:01:24.000 (JD=2457556.2093056)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 280-024
Host redshift: 0.045

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 22" west and 10” south of the center of CGCG 280-024


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-16 17:01:24.000
Flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: