Discovery certificate for object 2016ajo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1031 [ 2016TNSTR.143....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-22 07:01:50
Sender: Mr. Zhijian Xu
Source Group: XOSS

Yi Ding, Wei Gao, Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ajo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:12.490 (281.052042) DEC = +24:09:29.70 (24.15825)
Discovery date: 2016-02-20 23:47:01 (JD=2457439.4909838)


Remarks: Found in an anonymous galaxy near PGC 62338.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-20 23:47:01
Flux: 15.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-13 12:23:26
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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

Archival info: DSS

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