Discovery certificate for object 2016ghq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5308 [ 2016TNSTR.682....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-15 17:54:55
Sender: Mr. Guoyou Sun
Source Group: XOSS

Weizhaohuang Song, Peiyuan Sun, Yi Ding, Yanxi Li, Xiaobing Wang, Xi Liao, Guoyou Sun, Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ghq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:18:28.900 (274.620417) DEC = +36:19:07.80 (36.318833)
Discovery date: 2016-09-15 16:27:24 (JD=2457647.1856944)

Potential host galaxy: PGC 61711


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-15 16:27:24
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-05-19 18:56:22
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using an unfiltered CCD + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9.

Archival info: DSS

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