Discovery certificate for object 2016czg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2841 [ 2016TNSTR.464....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-08 11:51:03
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Schultz, (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016czg
Discoverer internal name: PS16cwr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:39:00.220 (219.750917) DEC = -04:22:48.10 (-4.380028)
Discovery date: 2016-06-28 07:20:38 (JD=2457567.8059954)

Potential host galaxy: 2dFGRS N148Z044
Host redshift: 0.1172

Remarks: This transient was discovered during the beta test of the citizen science project Supernova Hunters run by the Zooniverse. The candidate was identified by volunteers including 'nilium', 'sean63' and 'meisterdon'.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-28 07:20:38
Flux: 20.7282 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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