Discovery certificate for object 2016asf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1261

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-07 04:08:20
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

I. Cruz, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016asf
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16cs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:50:36.727 (102.65303) DEC = +31:06:45.36 (31.1126)
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 08:09:36 (JD=2457453.84)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0647+311

Remarks: Likely host galaxy KUG 0647+311 has unknown redshift in NED. Nearby galaxy 2MASX J06503769+3107235 has a redshift of 0.018106

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 08:09:36
Flux: 17.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-02 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016asf