Discovery certificate for object 2016fqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4842 [ 2016TNSTR.625....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 11:01:53
Sender: Mr. Fabrizio Ciabattari
Source Group: ISSP

F. Ciabattari, E. Mazzoni, G. Petroni report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:08:33.420 (17.13925) DEC = +16:54:07.20 (16.902)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 01:55:12 (JD=2457633.58)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 708

Remarks: Offsets from Host: 16" W 8"N

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 01:55:12
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano - Italy - Italian Supernovae Search Project

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-26 02:52:48
Limiting flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano - Italy - Italian Supernovae Search Project

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