Discovery certificate for object 2016cmn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2496 [ 2016TNSTR.369....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-21 09:14:26
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

I. Cruz, J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016cmn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16fj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:30:02.407 (277.51003) DEC = +39:57:55.84 (39.96551)
Discovery date: 2016-05-20 12:54:43.000 (JD=2457529.0379977)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1289
Host redshift: 0.018313

Remarks: Confirmed by I. Cruz and J. Brimacombe.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-20 12:54:43.000
Flux: 16.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-18 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: