Discovery certificate for object 2016iti
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7245 [ 2016TNSTR1021....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 06:15:17
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016iti
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:34:01.660 (128.506917) DEC = +44:36:09.20 (44.602556)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 21:50:24 (JD=2457728.41)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J083401.18+443614.0

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 7" east and 5" south of the center of SDSS J083401.18+443614.0


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 21:50:24
Flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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