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MASTER-SAAO: PSN in PGC141503

ATel #10278; V. Shumkov, V. Lipunov (Lomonosov MSU), D. Buckley (SAAO), E. Gorbovskoy, N. Tiurina, P. Balanutsa, O. Gress, T. Pogrosheva, A. Kuznetsov, V. Kornilov, V. Vladimirov, V. Chazov, K. Ivanov, D. Vlasenko, I. Gorbunov (Lomonosov MSU, SAI), A. Gabovich (BSPU)
on 18 Apr 2017; 06:49 UT
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (tiurina@sai.msu.ru)

Subjects: Optical, Request for Observations, Supernovae, Transient

MASTER OT J104028.45-460838.8 discovery - PSN in 4.4"W,10.4"N of PGC141503

MASTER-SAAO auto-detection system ( Lipunov et al., "MASTER Global Robotic Net", Advances in Astronomy, 2010, 30L ) discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 10h 40m 28.45s -46d 08m 38.8s on 2017-04-17.81295 UT.
The OT unfiltered magnitude is 17.6m (mlim=20.3).
The OT is seen in 4 images. There is no minor planet at this place.
We have reference image on 2016-05-02.81076 UT with unfiltered mlim= 20.8m.
This PSN is in 4.4"W,10.4"N of PGC141503 galaxy ( a href="http://leda.univ-lyon1.fr/ledacat.cgi?PGC141503">Btot_c=15.69, Vgsr=5965).
Spectral observations are required.
The discovery and reference images are available at:
http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/104028.45-460838.8.png

List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER

MASTER Global Robotic Net