Discovery certificate for object 2016ayg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1418 [ 2016TNSTR.200....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 15:19:39
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016ayg
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16hs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:30:17.400 (112.5725) DEC = +25:01:55.99 (25.032219)
Discovery date: 2016-03-10 11:32:00.000 (JD=2457457.9805556)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J073017.25+250153.5

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: 2016-03-10 11:32:00.000
Flux: 18.3 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: