Discovery certificate for object 2016cvm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2733 [ 2016TNSTR.426....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-14 09:58:07
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Bin Li (PMO), Wenxiong Li (THU), 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: SN 2016cvm
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16hxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:38:37.550 (279.656458) DEC = +41:31:40.87 (41.528019)
Discovery date: 2016-06-13 18:29:37.000 (JD=2457553.2705671)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J18383792+4131473

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 5" east and 6” south of the center of 2MASX J18383792+4131473


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-13 18:29:37.000
Flux: 18.7 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: