Zhangwei Jin(Ningbo, Zhejiang, China) and Xing Gao (Urumqi, Xinjiang, China), report the discovery of a possible supernova (mag approximately 18.8) on a 40-s survey image (limiting mag about 19.5)taken by Xing Gao in Xingming ObservationSky Survey(C42) around Jan .04.96959 UT,2012. using a unfiltered CCD ( + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=350-mm @f/6.9 ).the new object approximately located at R.A. =16h 09m 26s.59Decl.=+64<22'44".7(equinox 2000.0). Which is about 11.2" east and 1.7" north of the center of the CGCG 320-007.
Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Oct. 13 (limiting mag 19.5) and Oct. 14 (limiting mag 19.5) or on the DSS(POSS2/UKSTU Red) from May. 31,1994(limiting mag about 19.8)
XM35ZJ C2012 01 04.96959 16 09 26.59 +64 22 44.7 18.8 V C42
XM35ZJ C2012 01 05.96648 16 09 26.65 +64 22 44.6 18.3 V C42
All images can be seen from: http://www.xjltp.com/XOSS/XM35ZJ/XM35ZJ.htm

C42,Xingming Observatory, Mt. Nanshan. Observers Z.Jin, X.Gao ,Measurers Z.Jin 0.35-m f/6.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and CCD.




 Discovery image taken by C42 on Jan.04.96959 UT,2011LM=19.5,40Sand Jan.05.96648 UT,2011LM=19.5,40S

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archival image taken on Oct. 13

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