Discovery certificate for object 2016fbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4394 [ 2016TNSTR.574....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-19 02:16:11
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016fbx
Discoverer internal name: kait-16aw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:23.500 (10.597917) DEC = +41:17:19.79 (41.288831)
Discovery date: 2016-08-18 10:55:36 (JD=2457618.9552778)

Potential host galaxy: M31


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-18 10:55:36
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 09:33:23
Limiting flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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