Discovery certificate for object 2016gkg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5381

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 16:32:12
Sender: Mr. Sebastian Otero

Sebastian Otero, Victor Buso report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gkg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:34:14.46 (23.56025) DEC = -29:26:25.00 (-29.440278)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 05:57:45 (JD=2457651.7484375)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 613
Host redshift: 0.00492

Remarks: 50" W and 88" S from the galaxy center. Discovered by V. Buso from the Observatorio Astronómico Busoniano, Rosario, Argentina.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 05:57:45
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 406-mm-f.l. f/4.4 telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Faint blub (star cluster?) visible at the SN location.

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