Discovery certificate for object 2016iyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7386 [ 2016TNSTR1056....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-19 01:44:36
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Maxime de Kouchkovsky, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016iyc
Discoverer internal name: kait-16bx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:09:14.280 (332.3095) DEC = +21:31:17.51 (21.521531)
Discovery date: 2016-12-18 03:28:00 (JD=2457740.6444444)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11924
Host redshift: 0.012685


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-18 03:28:00
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-04 03:22:19
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/2016iyc