Discovery certificate for object 2016cyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2833 [ 2016TNSTR.458....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-07 15:55:12
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016cyy
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16hb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:25.738 (220.85724) DEC = +79:11:59.21 (79.19978)
Discovery date: 2016-07-06 08:38:24 (JD=2457575.86)


Remarks: No match in Vizier or NED, could be a hostless supernova or a high-amplitude CV.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-06 08:38:24
Flux: 15.05 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-05 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2016cyy