Discovery certificate for object 2016iyz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7409 [ 2016TNSTR1063....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 21:39:31
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016iyz
Discoverer internal name: kait-16ca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:52:37.430 (88.155958) DEC = -17:47:13.02 (-17.78695)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 09:36:50 (JD=2457742.9005787)

Potential host galaxy: IC 2151
Host redshift: 0.010556


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 09:36:50
Flux: 18.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-18 09:31:34
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/2016iyz