Discovery certificate for object 2016fhu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4781 [ 2016TNSTR.619....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 05:59:44
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016fhu
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ncp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:03:03.980 (330.766583) DEC = +11:54:07.45 (11.902069)
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 14:27:32.000 (JD=2457632.1024537)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J22030401+1154106
Host redshift: 0.076

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 0" east and 4” south of the center of 2MASX J22030401+1154106. The absolute magnitude is -19.0m


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 14:27:32.000
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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