Discovery certificate for object 2016ac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32 [ 2016TNSTR..45....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-21 17:00:10
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016ac
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16av
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:51:28.200 (177.8675) DEC = +22:01:34.90 (22.026361)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 10:33:36 (JD=2457405.94)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 3926 NED02
Host redshift: 0.025668


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 10:33:36
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-09 11:45:36
Limiting flux: 17.9 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/2016ac