Discovery certificate for object 2016fqr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4833 [ 2016TNSTR.626....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 04:47:06
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016fqr
Discoverer internal name: kait-16ay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:52:51.030 (43.212625) DEC = +42:12:25.74 (42.20715)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 12:30:39 (JD=2457634.0212847)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 1122
Host redshift: 0.012192


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 12:30:39
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-30 11:45:16
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/2016fqr