Discovery certificate for object 2016bsf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1955 [ 2016TNSTR.312....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-25 16:39:13
Sender: Mr. Cheng Ji
Source Group: XOSS

Shulei Yin, Weizhaohuang Song, Mi Zhang, Ang Li, Yang Shen, Yanxi Li, Cheng Ji, Yingbin Nie, Yuxi Lv, Xinzhong Cai, Jiangao Ruan and Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016bsf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:58:54.980 (104.729083) DEC = +45:19:56.50 (45.332361)
Discovery date: 2016-04-25 14:30:52 (JD=2457504.1047685)

Potential host galaxy: pgc2263191

Remarks: Using an unfiltered CCD ( + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-25 14:30:52
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using an unfiltered CCD ( + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9)

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-18 14:21:27
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using an unfiltered CCD ( + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9)

Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on the DSS (POSS-II N) from Nov.03,1996 (limiting mag about 19.5).

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