Discovery certificate for object 2016cda
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2247 [ 2016TNSTR.353....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-16 17:29:45
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016cda
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16fc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:31:51.242 (232.963508) DEC = +37:24:47.87 (37.413297)
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 08:23:59 (JD=2457523.8499884)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J153151.40+372445.8
Host redshift: 0.029997


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 08:23:59
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-06 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 18.6 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/2016cda