Discovery certificate for object 2016glf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5411 [ 2016TNSTR.709....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 14:37:56
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 2016glf
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16oma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:02:19.830 (345.582625) DEC = +09:13:09.56 (9.219322)
Discovery date: 2016-09-22 13:53:10.000 (JD=2457654.078588)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23021928+0913132

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 8" east and 3” south of the center of 2MASX J23021928+0913132


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-22 13:53:10.000
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: