Discovery certificate for object 2016bas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1485 [ 2016TNSTR.208....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-13 10:59:49
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Reporting Group: BOSS     Discovery Data Source: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016bas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:38:05.530 (114.523042) DEC = -55:11:47.00 (-55.196389)
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 12:16:29.000 (JD=2457460.0114468)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-163-G011

Remarks: Discovery image taken with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at Parkdale Observatory New Zealand in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search. The new object is measured from reference stars from USNO-B and UCAC4 catalogues), which is 1E"and 20S" from the nucleus of the galaxy.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 12:16:29.000
Flux: 16.8 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-02 15:29:00
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Nothing visible at this date

Details of the new object can be viewed here: