Discovery certificate for object 2016esw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4128 [ 2016TNSTR.542....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 00:30:41
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016esw
Discoverer internal name: kait-16as
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:58:04.090 (284.517042) DEC = +43:56:22.60 (43.939611)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 07:32:13 (JD=2457608.8140394)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J18580350+4356090
Host redshift: 0.02831


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 07:32:13
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 07:14:36
Limiting flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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