Discovery certificate for object 2016aaj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 719 [ 2016TNSTR..88....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 02:12:28
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Nikolay Mishevskiy, on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016aaj
Discoverer internal name: SNhunt302
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:49:40.510 (207.418792) DEC = +04:14:27.06 (4.24085)
Discovery date: 2016-02-05 11:45:15 (JD=2457423.9897569)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 8740
Host redshift: 0.0235


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-05 11:45:15
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-21 07:12:00
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016aaj