Discovery certificate for object 2016jfs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7606 [ 2016TNSTR1111....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-31 02:30:37
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: AT 2016jfs
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16srx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:57:50.860 (74.461917) DEC = +09:53:46.44 (9.896233)
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 14:34:16.000 (JD=2457752.1071296)

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 14:34:16.000
Flux: 19.4 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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