Discovery certificate for object 2016bmg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1794

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-13 21:20:18
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016bmg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:06.58 (12.027417) DEC = -78:35:59.80 (-78.599944)
Discovery date: 2016-04-13 16:38:28 (JD=2457492.1933796)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-013-G02

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.3) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag18.5) with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Reference stars from USNO-B and UCAC4 catalogues), which is 8.8E" and 10.8S" of the nucleus of the galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-13 16:38:28
Flux: 17.3 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-02 08:18:01
Limiting flux: 18.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Good seeing- the PSN was not visible

Details of the new object can be viewed here: