Discovery certificate for object 2016ise
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7210 [ 2016TNSTR.996....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 14:14:53
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), Jun Mo (THU), Xu Zhou(NAOC), on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ise
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:23:53.150 (20.971458) DEC = +11:39:48.50 (11.663472)
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 12:00:00.000 (JD=2457727)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J01235332+1139499

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 3" west and 1" south of the center of 2MASX J01235332+1139499


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 12:00:00.000
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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