Discovery certificate for object 2016cbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2206 [ 2016TNSTR.316....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-27 11:51:10
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Reporting Group: BOSS     Discovery Data Source: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016cbw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:19:09.330 (124.788875) DEC = -67:30:16.40 (-67.504556)
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 10:15:55.000 (JD=2457504.9277199)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-89-0G17
Host redshift: 0.023746

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.5) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag19) with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.reference stars from USNO-B and UCAC4 catalogues), which is 68E" and 6S" of the nucleus of the galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 10:15:55.000
Flux: 17.5 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Clear filter

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-19 10:15:55
Limiting flux: 19 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: The new PSN was very slightly visible in this image right on the limiting mag of the conditions.Around mag 19

Details of the new object can be viewed here: