Discovery certificate for object 2016fvf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5182 [ 2016TNSTR.654....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 14:45:53
Sender: Mr. Bin Li
Source Group: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Bin Li (PMO), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Wenxiong Li (THU), 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 2016fvf
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16nqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:00:04.260 (345.01775) DEC = +17:50:53.43 (17.848175)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 15:50:51 (JD=2457640.1603125)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J230003.74+175047.3

Remarks: This possible supernova - <a href="http://www.cneost.org/ptss2/findname.php?ptssname=PTSS-16nqb">PTSS-16nqb</a> - was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS). The transient is located SDSS J230003.74+175047.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 15:50:51
Flux: 18.067 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-31 17:15:16
Limiting flux: 21 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016fvf