Discovery certificate for object 2016jhz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18285 [ 2018TNSTR.614....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-11 15:53:47
Sender: Alexander Jonkeren
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Lynn Seguin, S. Beer, Alexander Jonkeren report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jhz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:35:23.256 (173.8469) DEC = -02:58:07.68 (-2.9688)
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 03:22:23.000 (JD=2457486.640544)

Potential host galaxy: 2dFGRS TGN238Z173
Host redshift: 0.146938

Remarks: This discovery is made possible with the help of the scientists, moderators and volunteers of the Zooniverse project Galaxy Zoo.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 03:22:23.000
Flux: 21.84 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: