Discovery certificate for object 2016jhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18135 [ 2018TNSTR.574....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-03 04:18:52
Sender: Erik Kool
Source Group: SUNBIRD

Erik Kool report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jhy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:09:46.010 (92.441708) DEC = +22:40:31.26 (22.67535)
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 14:24:00 (JD=2457681.1)

Potential host galaxy: IRAS F06076-2139
Host redshift: 0.037446

Remarks: Transient superimposed on Southern nucleus

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 14:24:00
Flux: 18.1 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: NIRC2 on Keck

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2010-10-15 07:12:00
Limiting flux: 999 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: VLT/NACO. Transient was superimposed on nucleus, so no limiting magnitude available.

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