Discovery certificate for object 2016N
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16 [ 2016TNSTR..26....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-17 02:03:28
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

G. Masi (Virtual Telescope Project, Ceccano, Italy), J.S. Brown, K.Z. Stanek, T.W.-S. Holoien, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu (Ohio State), B.J. Shappee (Hubble Fellow, Carnegie Observatories), J.L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), D. Bersier (LJMU), Subo Dong, Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory), G. Bock (Runaway Bay Observatory, Australia), S. Kiyota (Variable Star Observers League in Japan) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016N
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16am
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:45:21.278 (71.338658) DEC = +73:23:41.09 (73.394747)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 08:38:24.000 (JD=2457402.86)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 328-018
Host redshift: 0.015024


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 08:38:24.000
Flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-07 09:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: