Discovery certificate for object 2016cnz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2535

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-25 23:36:42
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016cnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:45:22.97 (116.345708) DEC = -71:24:40.70 (-71.411306)
Discovery date: 2016-05-25 09:04:51 (JD=2457533.8783681)

Potential host galaxy: NGC2466
Host redshift: 0.017722

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.7) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 18.5) taken by himself 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.Which is 35E"and 3S"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC2466.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-25 09:04:51
Flux: 17.7 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Easily visible on discovery image.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-27 08:45:00
Limiting flux: 17.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Not visible on this date

Details of the new object can be viewed here: