Discovery certificate for object 2016J
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12 [ 2016TNSTR..17....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-13 16:52:43
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory), R. A. Koff (Antelope Hills Observatory), D. Bersier (LJMU), J.L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), J.S. Brown, T.W.-S. Holoien, K.Z. Stanek, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu (Ohio State), B.J. Shappee (Hubble Fellow, Carnegie Observatories), Subo Dong, Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), E. Conseil (Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Etoiles Variables), S. Kiyota (Variable Star Observers League in Japan), G. Krannich (Roof Observatory Kaufering) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016J
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ah
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:47:45.380 (86.939083) DEC = +53:36:32.26 (53.608961)
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 08:09:36 (JD=2457398.84)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 08:09:36
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-04 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.4 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/2016J