Discovery certificate for object 2016jiz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35647 [ 2019TNSTR.834....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-23 10:37:02
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

Marco A. Kovic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:37.235 (148.405147) DEC = -00:02:26.11 (-0.040586)
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 07:16:52 (JD=2457401.8033796)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J095337.36-000227.8
Host redshift: 0.111044

Remarks: This transient was first discussed on the Galaxy Zoo website by Marco Kovic here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/32396404.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 07:16:52
Flux: 21.18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The g-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J095339.90-000344.7 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237648721216929952. A g-band Absolute magnitude of -17.35 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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