Discovery certificate for object 2016gtc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5641 [ 2016TNSTR.739....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 13:40:58
Sender: Mr. Fabrizio Ciabattari
Source Group: ISSP

F. Ciabattari, E. Mazzoni, G. Petroni, R. Simonetti report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gtc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:14:53.390 (78.722458) DEC = +06:15:16.90 (6.254694)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 01:55:12 (JD=2457659.58)

Potential host galaxy: PGC16977

Remarks: Offsets from Host: 6"E 12"N

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 01:55:12
Flux: 18.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-30 20:24:00
Limiting flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano

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