Discovery certificate for object 2016glh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5413 [ 2016TNSTR.709....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 15:02:04
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: AT 2016glh
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16oms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:44:47.420 (356.197583) DEC = +25:53:32.19 (25.892275)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 14:54:08 (JD=2457653.1209259)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J234447.70+255335.2

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 4" west and 3” south of the center of SDSS J234447.70+255335.2 or 24" east and 60" south of the center of NGC 7745


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 14:54:08
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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