Discovery certificate for object 2016brx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1943

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-19 19:34:05
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016brx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:50:34.03 (342.641792) DEC = -01:32:32.50 (-1.542361)
Discovery date: 2016-04-19 17:18:51 (JD=2457497.7214236)

Potential host galaxy: NGC7391

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 16.1) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag17.5) 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 31W" and 8N" of the nucleus of the galaxy. Confirming images was taken which easily shows the new source point


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-19 17:18:51
Flux: 16.1 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Target was quite low in the morning horizon so photometry was difficult. Off set- 31W 8N

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-10 17:35:35
Limiting flux: 17.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Target was maybe just visible in this image but it was morning twilight

Details of the new object can be viewed here: