Discovery certificate for object 2016cyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2825 [ 2016TNSTR.448....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-06-29 16:40:09
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016cyq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16gs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:17:27.533 (304.36472) DEC = -16:33:07.56 (-16.5521)
Discovery date: 2016-06-28 08:28:19.000 (JD=2457567.8529977)

Potential host galaxy: No host in DSS

Remarks: Clear transient, present on three consecutive nights. No match in Vizier or DSS. Could be a hostless SN, SLSN, or a high-amplitude CV, spectrum needed.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-28 08:28:19.000
Flux: 16 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-18 03:36:00
Limiting flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: