Discovery certificate for object 1976R
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58850 [ 2020TNSTR.145....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 15:49:27
Sender: Krisztian Klajnik
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Krisztian Klajnik report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 1976R
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:22:49.940 (290.708083) DEC = -55:46:55.73 (-55.782147)
Discovery date: 1976-05-31 16:39:00.000 (JD=2442930.19375)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 6780
Host redshift: 0.011662

Remarks: Possible supernova in NGC 6780 galaxy, captured on SERC-J, Blue band plate at 1976.05.31.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 1976-05-31 16:39:00.000
Flux: 18.4 VegaMag
Filter: B-Johnson
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Possible supernova in NGC 6780 galaxy, captured on SERC-J, B band plate at 1976.05.31. Maximum magnitude determined from SERC-J, B band images by comparison with the reference stars: USNO-B1.0 0342-0777541, USNO-B1.0 0342-0777492, USNO-B1.0 0342-0777524, USNO-B1.0 0342-0777489. Telescope= 1.24 m UK Schmidt, AAO

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/1976R