Discovery certificate for object 2016blc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1762 [ 2016TNSTR.246....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-30 17:00:10
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016blc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16dn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:49.438 (162.20599) DEC = -20:15:49.07 (-20.26363)
Discovery date: 2016-03-30 04:04:48 (JD=2457477.67)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J104848.62-201544.1

Remarks: Unknown redshift host galaxy, blue, star forming.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-30 04:04:48
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Remarks: In two different CCD chips, consistent magnitude.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-28 05:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2016blc