Discovery certificate for object 2016jbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7494 [ 2016TNSTR1087....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-27 21:56:59
Sender: Emmanuel Conseil

Emmanuel Conseil report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jbx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:41:31.540 (10.381417) DEC = +41:07:13.60 (41.120444)
Discovery date: 2016-12-27 20:29:18 (JD=2457750.3536806)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: E. Conseil reports the discovery of a possible nova in M31 on 3 images taken with Slooh robotic telescope T2 (17" Corrected Dalh-Kirkham F/6.8, clear filter) on Dec 27th at 20h29 UTC. The transient is at mag 16.9 (UCAC4-V for ref). The Minor Planet Checker reports no asteroid known at this location at this time. The object is very close to M31N 2007-11f

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-27 20:29:18
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Images taken with Slooh robotic telescope T2 (17" Corrected Dalh-Kirkham F/6.8, clear filter) at 20h29, 20h43 and 20h49 UTC on 2016-12-27

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-16 00:49:46
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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