Discovery certificate for object 2016jjf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58650 [ 2020TNSTR.116....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 14:43:58
Sender: Ms. Ine Theunissen
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Ine Theunissen-Limpens report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:55.296 (40.4804) DEC = -06:47:20.76 (-6.7891)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 05:16:30.000 (JD=2457686.7197917)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J024156.99-064732.2
Host redshift: 0.0175

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo website here: Richard Nowell and Christine Macmillan also took part in the discussion.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 05:16:30.000
Flux: 20.91 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: