Discovery certificate for object 2016ayf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1417 [ 2016TNSTR.202....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-11 14:45:11
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. S. Brown, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ayf
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16cy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:45:00.521 (206.252171) DEC = +61:16:48.90 (61.28025)
Discovery date: 2016-03-10 13:55:12 (JD=2457458.08)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 295-010
Host redshift: 0.034811


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-10 13:55:12
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-01 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 18 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/2016ayf