Discovery certificate for object 2016gfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5258 [ 2016TNSTR.673....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-13 09:17:50
Sender: Mr. Alessandro Dimai
Source Group: None

Alessandro Dimai report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gfy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:26:43.670 (111.681958) DEC = +85:45:51.70 (85.764361)
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 02:29:24 (JD=2457644.60375)

Potential host galaxy: NGC2276

Remarks: Possible supernova at MV about +16,3, located 18"W 30"N from the galaxy nucleus. PSN clearly present in 2 separate images taken with the 0,28 m telescope "Maioni" of the Col Drusciè Observatory (Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy), in the course of the CROSS program (ISSP associate).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 02:29:24
Flux: 16.3 STMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Schmidt Cassegrain 0,28 m

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-04-09 21:02:53
Limiting flux: 18.5 STMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Schmidt Cassegrain 0,28 m

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