Discovery certificate for object 2016bmi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1796

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-15 10:34:43
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016bmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:34:32.19 (278.634125) DEC = -58:31:44.80 (-58.529111)
Discovery date: 2016-04-14 11:48:36 (JD=2457492.9920833)

Potential host galaxy: IC4721
Host redshift: 0.007455

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.6) 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 36E" and 116S" of the nucleus of the galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-14 11:48:36
Flux: 17.6 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-02 16:38:39
Limiting flux: 18.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: This is the last non detection but the source point is visible in a image taken 29th March 2016 with the same Telescope/camera

Details of the new object can be viewed here: