Discovery certificate for object 2016hvr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6535 [ 2016TNSTR.891....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-06 08:08:31
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016hvr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:32:53.720 (353.223833) DEC = +24:22:10.40 (24.369556)
Discovery date: 2016-11-03 14:24:00.000 (JD=2457696.1)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J233253.64+242210.0

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" east and 0" north of the center of SDSS J233253.64+242210.0


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-03 14:24:00.000
Flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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