Discovery certificate for object 2016gmb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5435 [ 2016TNSTR.713....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 03:43:32
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: SN 2016gmb
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16oqc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:34:44.670 (8.686125) DEC = -06:09:34.39 (-6.159553)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 15:58:27.000 (JD=2457655.1655903)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J003445.02-060936.8

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 3" west and 1" north of the center of GALEXASC J003445.02-060936.8


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 15:58:27.000
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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