Discovery certificate for object 2016aix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1009 [ 2016TNSTR.122....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-17 15:33:13
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, S. Kiyota, T. Holoien, for the ASAS-SN Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016aix
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16bv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:44:16.990 (26.070792) DEC = -41:53:34.15 (-41.892819)
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 00:57:36 (JD=2457434.54)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B014209.4-420839


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 00:57:36
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-10 01:26:24
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2016aix