Discovery certificate for object 2016blu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1781 [ 2016TNSTR.266....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-06 13:47:00
Sender: Mr. Ron Arbour
Source Group: None

Ron Arbour report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016blu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:35:52.300 (188.967917) DEC = +27:55:55.80 (27.932167)
Discovery date: 2016-04-05 23:31:12 (JD=2457484.48)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4559C / IC3550

Remarks: AT Type = LBV Outburst

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-05 23:31:12
Flux: 17.1 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument= C14 35cm f/6 + SXVF-H9 camera

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-12 23:16:48
Limiting flux: 18.8 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument= C14 35cm f/6 + SXVF-H9 camera

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