Discovery certificate for object 2016cdd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2250 [ 2016TNSTR.353....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-16 19:21:25
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 2016cdd
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16ff
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:53.636 (187.973483) DEC = -51:44:50.83 (-51.747453)
Discovery date: 2016-05-14 03:36:00 (JD=2457522.65)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 218-G008
Host redshift: 0.008731


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-14 03:36:00
Flux: 16.1 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-08 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.4 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/2016cdd