Discovery certificate for object 2016F
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9 [ 2016TNSTR..10....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-09 14:01:17
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

S. Dong, J. Brimacombe, K.Z. Stanek, J.S. Brown, T.W.-S. Holoien, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu, B.J. Shappee, J.L. Prieto, D. Bersier, P. Chen, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016F
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:32.030 (24.883458) DEC = +33:49:36.05 (33.826681)
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 06:43:12 (JD=2457396.78)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0136+335
Host redshift: 0.016138


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 06:43:12
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-01 05:31:12
Limiting flux: 18 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/2016F