Discovery certificate for object 2016hhd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6058 [ 2016TNSTR.811....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-21 09:10:10
Sender: Dr. Anais Möller
Source Group: None

Anais Möller report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hhd
Discoverer internal name: DWFSMT16bc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:09:08.369 (317.28487) DEC = -66:53:24.97 (-66.89027)
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 17:04:27 (JD=2457596.2114236)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J210909.02-665314.6

Remarks: Discovered by SkyMapper Transient Survey in a joint run with Deeper, Wider, Faster. Spectra and classification from PESSTO. Classification fit: sn2003du (Ia-norm)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 17:04:27
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-16 23:16:30
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope


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