Discovery certificate for object 2016blk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1770 [ 2016TNSTR.256....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-03 14:55:46
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 2016blk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16dx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:22:12.725 (50.55302) DEC = -44:05:39.48 (-44.0943)
Discovery date: 2016-04-02 23:31:12 (JD=2457481.48)

Potential host galaxy: APMUKS(BJ) B032028.93-441621.0
Host redshift: 0.02997

Remarks: Redshift for the host galaxy not listed on NED, but listed on Vizier.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-02 23:31:12
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-23 00:28:48
Limiting flux: 16.7 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/2016blk