Discovery certificate for object 2016gcm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5167 [ 2016TNSTR.646....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 23:00:06
Sender: Mr. Massimo Caimmi
Reporting Group: ISSP     Discovery Data Source: ISSP

Paolo Campaner report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gcm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:04:55.220 (316.230083) DEC = +65:42:29.30 (65.708139)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 01:11:22.000 (JD=2457639.5495602)

Potential host galaxy: PGC166705

Remarks: Paolo Campaner report the discovery of an apparent supernova at 2016 09 08.04957 with 0.4m f/5.5 reflector telescope, in the course of the Italian Supernovae Search Project (ISSP). The new object 18.4 Mag is located at A.R. = 21h04m55s.22, Decl. = +65:42:29.3, astrometry with respect to UCAC-4 stars which is 3.5 arcsec Est and 4.5 arcsec South of the centre of Galaxy PGC166705.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 01:11:22.000
Flux: 18.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: