Discovery certificate for object 2016bkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1753 [ 2016TNSTR.240....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-24 20:42:15
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Goni Halevi, Weikang Zheng, Alexei Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016bkx
Discoverer internal name: KAIT-16P
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:28:11.040 (112.046) DEC = +72:34:31.48 (72.575411)
Discovery date: 2016-03-24 04:45:52 (JD=2457471.6985185)

Potential host galaxy: Mrk 7
Host redshift: 0.01025


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-24 04:45:52
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-17 03:59:19
Limiting flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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