Discovery certificate for object 2016jbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7476 [ 2016TNSTR1084....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-25 13:12:14
Sender: Mr. Wei Gao
Source Group: XOSS

Wei Gao,Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jbg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:43:01.490 (10.756208) DEC = +41:16:59.40 (41.283167)
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 12:14:19 (JD=2457748.0099421)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Using a unfilled CCD ( + 0.5-m f/4 reflector + CCD ).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 12:14:19
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: This possible nova was discovered by Xingming ObservationSky Survey(C42) around Dec. 25.5099 UT. using an unfiltered CCD (+ 0.5-m f/4 reflector + CCD). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h43m01s.49 Decl.=+41°16'59".4 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 193.6" east and 50.9" north of center of the NGC224.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-20 14:27:14
Limiting flux: 19.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using a unfilled CCD ( + 0.5-m f/4 reflector + CCD ).

Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Nothing is visible at this position on the DSS (POSS-II N) from 1993 Oct.21 (limiting mag about 20.5).

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