Discovery certificate for object 2016arq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1246 [ 2016TNSTR.184....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-05 01:03:24
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J.S. Brown (Ohio State), Subo Dong (KIAA-PKU), 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), Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016arq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16cm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:19:26.890 (229.862042) DEC = -00:55:29.71 (-0.924919)
Discovery date: 2016-03-04 09:07:12 (JD=2457451.88)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15192684-0055256
Host redshift: 0.029722


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-04 09:07:12
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-24 13:40:47
Limiting flux: 17.2 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/2016arq