Discovery certificate for object 2016jca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7498 [ 2016TNSTR1090....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-28 15:10:49
Sender: Dr. Elena Pian
Source Group: None

Elena Pian, Eliana Palazzi, Dan Perley report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016jca
Discoverer internal name: SN-GRB161219B
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:06:51.430 (91.714292) DEC = -26:47:29.50 (-26.791528)
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 23:00:00 (JD=2457748.4583333)

Host redshift: 0.1475

Remarks: This is an AT report for a supernova associated with long GRB161219B (D'Ai' et al. 2016, GCN20296; Kruehler et al. 2016, GCN20299; Tanvir et al. 2016, GCN20321; De Ugarte Postigo et al. 2016, GCN20342).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 23:00:00
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: FORS2
Telescope: The Very Large Telescope - UT1

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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