Discovery certificate for object 2016aew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 876 [ 2016TNSTR.106....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-12 17:54:03
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory), 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), J.L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), D. Bersier (LJMU), Subo Dong, Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), G. Bock (Runaway Bay Observatory, Australia), I. Cruz (Cruz Observatory), S. Kiyota (Variable Star Observers League in Japan), G. Masi (Virtual Telescope Project, Ceccano, Italy) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016aew
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16bq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:11:26.491 (212.860379) DEC = +01:17:09.47 (1.285964)
Discovery date: 2016-02-12 12:28:48.000 (JD=2457431.02)

Potential host galaxy: IC 0986
Host redshift: 0.025001


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-12 12:28:48.000
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-09 15:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: