We performed some follow-up of this object remotely through a 0.25-m, f/3,4 reflector + CCD, from GRAS Observatory (near Mayhill, NM).
On our images taken on April 26.4, 2010 we can confirm the presence of an optical counterpart with unfiltered CCD magnitude about 8.2 (UCAC2 Catalogue reference stars) at coordinates:
R.A. = 16 55 13.17, Decl.= -38 03 47.8
(equinox 2000.0; UCAC2 catalogue reference stars).
Our confirmation image:
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This is an animation showing a comparison between our image and the archive DSS plate (R Filter - 1995):
by Ernesto Guido and Giovanni Sostero