Discovery certificate for object 2016frp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4859 [ 2016TNSTR.628....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 05:35:04
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 2016frp
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16mvz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:21:32.540 (5.385583) DEC = -05:57:24.29 (-5.956747)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 18:36:59.000 (JD=2457628.2756829)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J002132.53-055728.4

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 1" east and 5” north of the center of GALEXASC J002132.53-055728.4


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 18:36:59.000
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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