Discovery certificate for object 2016gfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5244

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 12:27:06
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gfk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:14:06.47 (18.526958) DEC = -32:39:25.80 (-32.657167)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 11:36:28 (JD=2457642.9836574)

Potential host galaxy: IC1657


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 11:36:28
Flux: 17 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Offset 22 South 7 West.Confirmimng image taken on 2016-09-12 clearly shows suspect SN 2012hd was discovered in this galaxy 2012-11-20 by BOSS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-15 12:51:36
Limiting flux: 16.5 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: poor image

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