Discovery certificate for object 2016jij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21156 [ 2018TNSTR1074....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-02 14:24:11
Sender: Ms. Lynn Seguin

Lynn Seguin report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:37:31.296 (189.3804) DEC = -01:43:45.48 (-1.7293)
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 04:17:46 (JD=2457486.6790046)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J123730.88-014347.7
Host redshift: 0.081

Remarks: Galaxy Zoo volunteer first reported transient on July 20, 2018. Verified by CeciliaB and Rick Nowell.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 04:17:46
Flux: 20.17 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
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: