Discovery certificate for object 2016jjm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72016 [ 2020TNSTR1567....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-26 08:30:23
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Sami Ruohonen report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jjm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:11:37.800 (152.9075) DEC = +03:17:15.00 (3.2875)
Discovery date: 2016-01-10 07:16:13.000 (JD=2457397.8029282)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J101137.53+031714.7
Host redshift: 0.04501

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Sami Ruohonen (username Spcgoat) on the Galaxy Zoo website here:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-10 07:16:13.000
Flux: 19.45 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 J101153.91+031730.6 The r-band Absolute magnitude of -17.05 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: