Discovery certificate for object 2016ccj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2223 [ 2016TNSTR.332....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-04 01:39:34
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016ccj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ex
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:10:23.918 (257.59966) DEC = +26:23:47.90 (26.39664)
Discovery date: 2016-05-03 10:04:48 (JD=2457511.92)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J171023.62+262350.3

Remarks: Confirmed by S. Kiyota; unknown redshift, faint SDSS galaxy is the likely host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-03 10:04:48
Flux: 18.05 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-29 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 18.1 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/2016ccj