Discovery certificate for object 2016czr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2852 [ 2016TNSTR.466....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-09 01:21:17
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan (CCU), Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), 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 2016czr
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16jvj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:37.250 (251.405208) DEC = +21:49:19.30 (21.822028)
Discovery date: 2016-07-08 13:56:32.000 (JD=2457578.0809259)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J164536.92+214924.5

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 5" east and 4” south of the center of SDSS J164536.92+214924.5


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-08 13:56:32.000
Flux: 18.1 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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