Discovery certificate for object 2016jgl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7632 [ 2017TNSTR...3....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-01 13:32:53
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zesheng Yang (THU), Wenxiong Li (THU), Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Zhijian Xu, Hao Song (THU), 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 2016jgl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:20.110 (15.333792) DEC = +32:13:35.20 (32.226444)
Discovery date: 2016-12-31 12:14:24.000 (JD=2457754.01)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J010120.08+321334.4

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 0" west and 1" north of the center of SDSS J010120.08+321334.4.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-31 12:14:24.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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