Discovery certificate for object 2016jgk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7630 [ 2017TNSTR...2....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-01 01:14:38
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016jgk
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16suq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:13:27.710 (108.365458) DEC = +23:54:02.12 (23.900589)
Discovery date: 2016-12-27 16:39:04.000 (JD=2457750.1937963)

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: 2016-12-27 16:39:04.000
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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