Discovery certificate for object 2016aqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1207 [ 2016TNSTR.155....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-26 11:45:32
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek (OSU), D. Bersier (LJMU), for the ASAS-SN Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016aqf
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-15cc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:46:23.907 (86.599613) DEC = -52:05:18.86 (-52.088572)
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 04:33:36 (JD=2457444.69)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 2101
Host redshift: 0.004016


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 04:33:36
Flux: 15.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-24 04:33:36
Limiting flux: 16.7 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/2016aqf