Discovery certificate for object 2016ejb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3857 [ 2016TNSTR.492....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-27 03:39:56
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Sanyum Channa, Weikang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ejb
Discoverer internal name: kait-16ai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:03.150 (10.013125) DEC = +41:45:19.08 (41.7553)
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 11:28:06 (JD=2457595.9778472)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Probably a Nova

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 11:28:06
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-24 10:35:15
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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