Discovery certificate for object 2016ije
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6944 [ 2016TNSTR.950....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 04:12:59
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: SN 2016ije
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:58:30.330 (29.626375) DEC = +12:55:27.90 (12.924417)
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 17:02:24.000 (JD=2457715.21)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J015830.25+125528.1

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 J015830.25+125528.1


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 17:02:24.000
Flux: 17.8 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: