Discovery certificate for object 2016hbb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5870 [ 2016TNSTR.781....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 17:32:13
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

Jeffrey D. Molloy, Weikang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016hbb
Discoverer internal name: kait-16az
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:35:47.170 (278.946542) DEC = +22:28:30.36 (22.4751)
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 03:30:30 (JD=2457670.6461806)

Potential host galaxy: UGC11289
Host redshift: 0.013323


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 03:30:30
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-02 03:04:24
Limiting flux: 18.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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