Discovery certificate for object 2016jje
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49000 [ 2019TNSTR2031....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-08 15:18:45
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016jje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:11:05.160 (137.7715) DEC = +04:38:43.80 (4.6455)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 05:12:04 (JD=2457403.716713)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J091105.32+043841.5
Host redshift: 0.110428

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Marco Kovic on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/36250950. Ine Theunissen and Claude Cornen also took part in the discussion. The transient is visible in HSC DR2 in February 2016.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 05:12:04
Flux: 20.78 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The r-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J091107.72+043923.6 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237658423007248481. The r-band Absolute magnitude of -17.66 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/2016jje