Discovery certificate for object 2016K
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13 [ 2016TNSTR..20....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-14 16:02:45
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Tom Holoien report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016K
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16aj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:21:48.310 (65.451292) DEC = -15:45:20.11 (-15.755586)
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 05:02:24 (JD=2457401.71)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 1562
Host redshift: 0.030745


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 05:02:24
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-11 03:50:24
Limiting flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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