Discovery certificate for object 2016jjb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36186 [ 2019TNSTR.884....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-31 19:11:00
Sender: Ms. Melina Thévenot
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016jjb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:49:45.600 (177.44) DEC = -00:16:09.48 (-0.2693)
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 05:59:52 (JD=2457449.7499074)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J114945.34-001607.4
Host redshift: 0.079267

Remarks: The transient was first discovered by M. A. Kovic on the galaxy zoo website. See discussion: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1267/1016801

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 05:59:52
Flux: 21.7 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The Apparent Magnitude was calculated with APT by Melina Thévenot, using SDSS J114947.57-001652.3 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr15/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?ra=177.4483&dec=-0.281. An Absolute Magnitude of -16.03 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/2016jjb