MASTER-OAFA discovery: PSN in GALEX galaxy
ATel #9905; V. Shumkov, T. Pogrosheva, V. Lipunov (Lomonosov MSU), R. Podesta(OAFA), H. Levato (ICATE), D. Buckley(SAAO), C. Lopez, F. Podesta (OAFA),C. Saffe(ICATE), E. Gorbovskoy, N. Tiurina, A. Kuznetsov, P. Balanutsa, V. Kornilov, V. Vladimirov, A. Krylov, I. Gorbunov, V. Chazov, O. Gress, K. Ivanov (Lomonosov MSU), A. Gabovich (BSPU)
on 28 Dec 2016; 07:50 UT
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subjects: Optical, Ultra-Violet, AGN, Supernovae, Transient
MASTER OT J223724.76-383650.4 discovery - PSN in 19.4" of GALEX galaxy (PGC607013)
MASTER-OAFA auto-detection system ( Lipunov et al., "MASTER Global Robotic Net", Advances in Astronomy, 2010, 30L ) discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 22h 37m 24.76s -38d 36m 50.4s on 2016-12-28.04038UT
The OT unfiltered magnitude is 18.3m (limit 19.0m).
The OT is seen in 3 images. There is no minor planet at this place.
We have reference image without OT on 2016-08-02.22922 UT with 20.3m unfiltered magnitude limit .
There is PGC607013 in 19.4", also known as GALEXASC J223724.32-383710.3, 6dFJ2237243-383709, etc
Spectral observations are required.
The discovery and reference images are available at: http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/MASTEROTJ223724.76-383650.4.jpg
List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER
MASTER Global Robotic Net