Discovery certificate for object 2016blj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1769 [ 2016TNSTR.256....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-03 09:36:49
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016blj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16dw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:30:00.802 (202.50334) DEC = -27:58:24.31 (-27.97342)
Discovery date: 2016-04-03 06:57:36 (JD=2457481.79)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J13300119-2758297
Host redshift: 0.034657


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-03 06:57:36
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-30 06:57:36
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/2016blj