Discovery certificate for object 2016cvw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2745 [ 2016TNSTR.433....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-19 03:38:23
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), 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 2016cvw
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ipw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:46:12.820 (341.553417) DEC = +10:33:33.31 (10.559253)
Discovery date: 2016-06-18 19:31:24 (JD=2457558.3134722)

Potential host galaxy: MCG +02-58-008
Host redshift: 0.039

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 6" east and 7” north of the center of MCG +02-58-008. The absolute magnitude is -18.3m


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-18 19:31:24
Flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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