Discovery certificate for object 2016gjj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5357 [ 2016TNSTR.694....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-20 02:01:06
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Bin Li (PMO), Wenxiong Li (THU), Zhijian Xu, 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 2016gjj
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16nxf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:14:18.970 (33.579042) DEC = +18:18:02.92 (18.300811)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 18:28:09.000 (JD=2457643.2695486)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J02142007+1818140

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 16" west and 11” south of the center of 2MASX J02142007+1818140


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 18:28:09.000
Flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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