Discovery certificate for object 2016cky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2453 [ 2016TNSTR.354....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-17 18:52:49
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 2016cky
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16fg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:05:16.124 (1.317183) DEC = -16:29:33.00 (-16.4925)
Discovery date: 2016-05-16 07:26:24 (JD=2457524.81)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00051603-1629348
Host redshift: 0.024887


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-16 07:26:24
Flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-08 00:57:36
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2016cky