Discovery certificate for object 2016epz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4048 [ 2016TNSTR.523....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-05 20:01:11
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Heechan YUK, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016epz
Discoverer internal name: kait-16an
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:34:06.190 (23.525792) DEC = +30:37:28.81 (30.624669)
Discovery date: 2016-07-22 12:09:22 (JD=2457592.0065046)

Potential host galaxy: M33

Remarks: Probably a Nova

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-22 12:09:22
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-15 05:40:19
Limiting flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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