Discovery certificate for object 2016iux
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7290 [ 2016TNSTR1034....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-13 01:51:00
Sender: Dr. Anais Möller
Source Group: None

A. Möller, B. Tucker for the SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016iux
Discoverer internal name: SMT16apai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:09:30.019 (47.37508) DEC = -23:15:02.66 (-23.25074)
Discovery date: 2016-12-02 16:45:56 (JD=2457725.1985648)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J030930.73-231459.2
Host redshift: 0.068708


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-02 16:45:56
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-02-23 10:27:19
Limiting flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2016iux