Discovery certificate for object 2016cqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2598

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-05 21:41:54
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016cqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:54.68 (39.727833) DEC = -14:18:16.80 (-14.304667)
Discovery date: 2016-06-04 17:54:37 (JD=2457543.7462616)

Potential host galaxy: IC245
Host redshift: 0.015204

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 15.8) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 18.5) taken by himself with a 35-cm Celestron (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 1E"and 3N"of the nucleus of the galaxy IC245.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-04 17:54:37
Flux: 15.8 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: reference stars from USNO-B and UCAC4 catalogues

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-01 17:32:00
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Nothing visible poor image due to low altitude

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