Discovery certificate for object 2016jdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7553 [ 2016TNSTR1104....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-30 10:37:35
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016jdw
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16sjp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:16:19.620 (199.08175) DEC = +30:40:32.67 (30.675742)
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 20:22:52.000 (JD=2457752.349213)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J131620.53+304042.0

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 13" west and 10” south of the center of SDSS J131620.53+304042.0


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 20:22:52.000
Flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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