Discovery certificate for object 2016hsr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6422 [ 2016TNSTR.869....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-02 20:10:03
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016hsr
Discoverer internal name: kait-16bk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:02:00.160 (45.500667) DEC = +42:35:27.35 (42.590931)
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 08:00:47 (JD=2457694.8338773)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 1164
Host redshift: 0.0142


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 08:00:47
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-05 12:47:19
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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