Discovery certificate for object 2016jja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35863 [ 2019TNSTR.855....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-27 08:43:22
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016jja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:14:28.758 (153.619824) DEC = -01:13:56.95 (-1.232485)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:51:43 (JD=2457403.7859144)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J101428.94-011351.9
Host redshift: 0.058383

Remarks: This transient was first discovered in a discussion on the Galaxy Zoo website started by Sylvia Beer here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/25811249. Marco Kovic first noticed the transient.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:51:43
Flux: 20.06 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: ARCoIRIS
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The g-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and the reference star: SDSS J101426.72-011415.3 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237654668663456098. A g-band Absolute magnitude of -17.05 as also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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