Discovery certificate for object 2016ijd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6943 [ 2016TNSTR.950....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 04:10:43
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Wenxiong Li (THU), Hanjie Tan(CCU), 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 2016ijd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:13:50.990 (18.462458) DEC = +13:16:21.50 (13.272639)
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 13:55:12.000 (JD=2457715.08)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 00774
Host redshift: 0.0496

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 0" east and 3" north of the center of UGC 00774.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 13:55:12.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: