Discovery certificate for object 2016C
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4 [ 2016TNSTR...4....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-04 01:22:55
Sender: Mr. Masakatsu Aoki
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

M.Aoki (Okuhida Observatory ) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016C
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:38:05.300 (204.522083) DEC = -17:51:15.30 (-17.85425)
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 20:10:14.000 (JD=2457391.3404398)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5247

Remarks: Offsets: 31.3 E and 107.8 N of NGC 5247


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 20:10:14.000
Flux: 15.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Telescope: 0.5-m f/5.6 Ritchey-Chretien Telescope (ERDE FR500), Okuhida Observatory (E137 24 06 N36 16 28); Instrument: FLI PL_1001 CCD Camera.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-06-04 13:28:56
Limiting flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: