Discovery certificate for object 2016flv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4694 [ 2016TNSTR.599....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 06:12:52
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016flv
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16mvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:45:29.960 (341.374833) DEC = -07:20:07.14 (-7.335317)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:00:50.000 (JD=2457628.1672454)

Potential host galaxy: APMUKS(BJ) B224253.45-073553.1

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 0" east and 2” south of the center of APMUKS(BJ) B224253.45-073553.1


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:00:50.000
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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