Discovery certificate for object 2016gqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5565 [ 2016TNSTR.725....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-28 19:27:30
Sender: Mr. Alessandro Dimai

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016gqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:58.780 (140.494917) DEC = +50:57:19.20 (50.955333)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 02:45:35 (JD=2457659.6149884)

Potential host galaxy: NGC2841

Remarks: PSN present in 2 separate images taken with the Telescope Maioni (SC 0.28 mt) of the Col Drusciè Observatory and CCD SBIG ST10 - filter Luminance. The transient is located very close to a faint star of about mv +18). The offset is 76"S and 42"W from the nucleus of the host galaxy.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 02:45:35
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Image taken with the Telescope Maioni (SC 0.28 mt) of the Col Drusciè Observatory and CCD SBIG ST10 - filter Luminance.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-04-20 21:25:50
Limiting flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Image taken with the Telescope Maioni (SC 0.28 mt) of the Col Drusciè Observatory and CCD SBIG ST8 - filter Luminance.

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