Discovery certificate for object 2016aqv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1225 [ 2016TNSTR.166....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-01 04:05:55
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Zesheng Yang (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Wenxiong Li (THU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Baibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016aqv
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16A
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:03:50.664 (225.9611) DEC = +48:22:50.02 (48.380561)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 20:09:36.000 (JD=2457443.34)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J150350.43+482250.7
Host redshift: 0.026

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: 2016-02-24 20:09:36.000
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Xuyi 1.04 m schmit telescope of Purple Mountain Observatory, China

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: