Discovery certificate for object 2016ckz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2454 [ 2016TNSTR.354....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-17 22:14:46
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 2016ckz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16fh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:02:05.603 (0.523346) DEC = -26:58:48.34 (-26.980094)
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 10:04:48 (JD=2457523.92)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASXi J0002057-265846
Host redshift: 0.033497


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 10:04:48
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-14 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/2016ckz