Discovery certificate for object 2016hqb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6346 [ 2016TNSTR.854....1E ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-31 08:12:14
Sender: Mr. Constantine Emmanouilidi
Source Group: None

Constantine Emmanouilidi report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:57:18.580 (89.327417) DEC = +68:32:26.80 (68.540778)
Discovery date: 2016-10-30 03:55:26 (JD=2457691.6634954)

Potential host galaxy: Var Cam 06

Remarks: It appears that on images taken for the regular Supernovae Survey of our team (Greek Supernovae Survey Team), there is an outburst of Dwarf Novae Var Cam 06 (Simbad).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-30 03:55:26
Flux: 14.818 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: The imaging telescope is a Schmidt-Cassegrain with 0.3m diameter and a CCD camera from SBIG, model ST-7. The images made are unfiltered.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-14 01:33:55
Limiting flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: The target was below the detection magnitude of the imaging telescope a Schmidt Cassegrain with 0.3m diameter and a SBIG ST-7 CCD camera.

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