Discovery certificate for object 2016B
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3 [ 2016TNSTR...3....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-03 17:11:03
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Stanek, Brown, Holoien, Kochanek, Godoy-Rivera, Basu, Shappee, Prieto, Bersier, Dong, Chen, Brimacombe report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016B
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:04.246 (178.76769) DEC = +01:43:06.78 (1.71855)
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 14:52:48 (JD=2457391.12)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 012-116
Host redshift: 0.004293

Remarks: Discovered on 2016-01-03.62 at V=14.7, previous weak detection on 2015-12-27.55 at V=16.2, last non-detection on 2015-12-24.53 (V>16.7).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 14:52:48
Flux: 14.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-24 12:43:12
Limiting flux: 16.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016B