Discovery certificate for object 2016grz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5601 [ 2016TNSTR.734....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 14:18:32
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zesheng Yang (THU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016grz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:55:32.950 (28.887292) DEC = +33:49:22.70 (33.822972)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 19:12:00.000 (JD=2457660.3)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J015533.01+334921.3

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 1" west and 1" north of the center of SDSS J015533.01+334921.3


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 19:12:00.000
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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