Discovery certificate for object 2016aue
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1312 [ 2016TNSTR.195....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-09 13:31:49
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016aue
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16cu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:35:56.532 (278.98555) DEC = -63:22:25.64 (-63.37379)
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 08:52:48 (JD=2457453.87)

Potential host galaxy: IC 4723
Host redshift: 0.011128

Remarks: Object present in ASAS-SN data since 2016-02-23.40, before that this region was last observed on 2015-11-12.02 due to seasonal gap.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-06 08:52:48
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-12 00:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2016aue