Discovery certificate for object 2016gvg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5703 [ 2016TNSTR.757....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 05:01:37
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 2016gvg
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-16ppi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:13:12.860 (48.303583) DEC = +02:08:37.57 (2.143769)
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 18:38:51.000 (JD=2457665.2769792)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J031313.01+020835.8

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 2" west and 3” north of the center of GALEXASC J031313.01+020835.8.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 18:38:51.000
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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