Discovery certificate for object 2016jjc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44250 [ 2019TNSTR1542....1E ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-19 09:35:39
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Y.F.A. Epitropoulos, M.A. Kovic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jjc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:12:26.784 (138.1116) DEC = +13:59:52.44 (13.9979)
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 06:38:53.000 (JD=2457398.7770023)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J09122660+1359535
Host redshift: 0.0774

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Yannis Epitropoulos and Marco Kovic on the Galaxy Zoo website here:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 06:38:53.000
Flux: 20.04 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The r-band Apparent magnitude was taken from the DECaLS DR7 catalog. An Absolute magnitude of -17.62 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: