Discovery certificate for object 2016cvk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2731

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-13 15:03:33
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016cvk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:19:49.39 (334.955792) DEC = -40:40:03.20 (-40.667556)
Discovery date: 2016-06-12 15:18:54 (JD=2457551.638125)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-344-G21

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.6) 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 2E"and 3S"of the nucleus of the galaxy ESO-344-G21


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-12 15:18:54
Flux: 17.6 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-03 14:16:21
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Nothing visible on this date

Details of the new object can be viewed here: