Discovery certificate for object 2016cco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2229 [ 2016TNSTR.339....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-08 02:40:05
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zesheng Yang (THU), Wenxiong Li (THU), Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016cco
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:25:33.130 (186.388042) DEC = +22:21:11.00 (22.353056)
Discovery date: 2016-05-06 16:47:59.000 (JD=2457515.1999884)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J122533.08+222109.1

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" east and 2" north of the center of SDSS J122533.08+222109.1


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-06 16:47:59.000
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: