Discovery certificate for object 2016baq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1483 [ 2016TNSTR.207....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-12 22:38:02
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016baq
Discoverer internal name: SNHunt313
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:09:25.786 (167.35744) DEC = +29:34:24.82 (29.57356)
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 08:19:43 (JD=2457459.8470255)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 6198
Host redshift: 0.034787


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 08:19:43
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Images taken with 1.5m MLS telescope. Seen in four 30 sec exposures.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS
Remarks: Not visible in 1.5m MLS telescope images from 2012-03-31.

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