Discovery certificate for object 2016aiy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1010 [ 2016TNSTR.123....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-17 15:38:35
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016aiy
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16bw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:25.400 (197.105833) DEC = -41:58:50.30 (-41.980639)
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 08:52:48 (JD=2457435.87)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 323-G084


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 08:52:48
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-11 08:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2016aiy