Discovery certificate for object 2016ita
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7236 [ 2016TNSTR1015....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-07 14:33:49
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 2016ita
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:48:37.810 (117.157542) DEC = +49:30:40.60 (49.511278)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 21:36:00.000 (JD=2457729.4)

Potential host galaxy: WISE J074837.76+493041.0

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" south of the center of WISE J074837.76+493041.0


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 21:36:00.000
Flux: 18.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: