Discovery certificate for object 2016ahb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 961 [ 2016TNSTR.119....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-16 20:23:46
Sender: Andrew Drake
Reporting Group: SNHunt     Discovery Data Source: SNHunt

Mirco Villi, on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ahb
Discoverer internal name: SNHunt309
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:16.865 (203.32027) DEC = -16:07:34.50 (-16.12625)
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 11:22:16.000 (JD=2457434.9737963)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -03-35-004
Host redshift: 0.020457


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 11:22:16.000
Flux: 18.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-06-12 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 21 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS

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