Discovery certificate for object 2016ab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-21 13:50:18
Sender: Mr. Greg Bock
Source Group: BOSS

Greg Bock report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:11:30.09 (32.875375) DEC = -35:49:55.69 (-35.832136)
Discovery date: 2016-01-21 11:09:21 (JD=2457408.9648264)

Potential host galaxy: NGC854


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-21 11:09:21
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument Meade 355mmF7.2 ACF and SBIG ST10XE Imager, 1.1aspp

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-20 11:53:17
Limiting flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument Meade 355mmF7.2 ACF and SBIG ST10XE Imager, 1.1asp

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