Discovery certificate for object 2016cyj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2818 [ 2016TNSTR.443....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-27 17:55:58
Sender: Mr. Thomas Holoien
Source Group: ASAS-SN

T. W.-S. Holoien, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016cyj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16gn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:06:57.590 (181.739958) DEC = +27:18:04.93 (27.301369)
Discovery date: 2016-06-26 06:14:24 (JD=2457565.76)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120657.56+271806.0
Host redshift: 0.05598


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-26 06:14:24
Flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-22 06:00:00
Limiting flux: 17.2 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/2016cyj