Discovery certificate for object 2016X
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27 [ 2016TNSTR..38....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-20 15:06:50
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016X
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16at
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:55:15.610 (193.81504) DEC = +00:05:59.35 (0.09982)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:55:12 (JD=2457408.08)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 08041
Host redshift: 0.004408


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:55:12
Flux: 15.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-18 08:23:59
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/2016X