Discovery certificate for object 2016flw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4695 [ 2016TNSTR.599....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 06:19:41
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: AT 2016flw
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16mvu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:21:06.900 (350.27875) DEC = -08:06:35.08 (-8.109744)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 15:57:01.000 (JD=2457628.1645949)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23210756-0806359
Host redshift: 0.0986

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" west and 1” north of the center of 2MASX J23210756-0806359


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 15:57:01.000
Flux: 19.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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