Discovery certificate for object 2016css
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2661

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-10 12:43:59
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016css
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:16:53.44 (304.222667) DEC = -36:59:42.00 (-36.995)
Discovery date: 2016-06-05 12:25:00 (JD=2457545.0173611)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-400-G5

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.8) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 18.5) taken by himself with a 35-cm Celestron Telescope (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 29E"and 29S"of the nucleus of the galaxy ESO-400-G5.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-05 12:25:00
Flux: 17.8 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: reference stars from USNO-B and UCAC4 catalogues

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-30 14:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Not visible.

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