Discovery certificate for object 2016gjs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5367 [ 2016TNSTR.698....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 05:05:05
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan (CCU), Wenxiong Li (THU), Zhijian Xu, Bin Li (PMO), 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: AT 2016gjs
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16olg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:28:54.510 (352.227125) DEC = +19:46:28.68 (19.774633)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 14:34:41.000 (JD=2457652.107419)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23285488+1946286

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 6" west and 1” north of the center of 2MASX J23285488+1946286


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 14:34:41.000
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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