Discovery certificate for object 2016adf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 794 [ 2016TNSTR..91....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-07 16:52:42
Sender: Mr. Guoyou Sun
Source Group: XOSS

Qiang Yin, Haochen Xue, Cheng Ji, Jiaming Liao, Mi Zhang, Aobo Wang, Yuxi Lv, Guoyou Sun, Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016adf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:44:43.490 (11.181208) DEC = +41:53:40.10 (41.894472)
Discovery date: 2016-02-07 13:35:51 (JD=2457426.0665625)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Which is about 1344.0" east and 2251.6" north of the center of the NGC224 (M31). using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356mm @f/6.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-07 13:35:51
Flux: 18.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Which is about 1344.0" east and 2251.6" north of the center of the NGC224 (M31). using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356mm @f/6.9

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-06 13:19:19
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356mm @f/6.9

Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Nothing is visible at this position on the DSS(POSS2/UKSTU Red) from Nov 27,1986(limiting mag about 19.8).

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