Discovery certificate for object 2016gvh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5704 [ 2016TNSTR.757....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 05:09:56
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 2016gvh
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ppp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:33.630 (27.140125) DEC = +07:53:19.75 (7.888819)
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 17:34:26.000 (JD=2457665.2322454)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J014833.57+075320.4

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 1" east and 1” south of the center of SDSS J014833.57+075320.4.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 17:34:26.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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